Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa will not seek another term in 2014. The Senator an outspoken critic of the For Profit Education sector looks to finally be retiring. Harkin, famous for his improper investigations utilizing precarious practices to skew finding along with having his gainful employment overturned by the courts for being biased & arbitrary looks to spend more time with his family.
The five-term Democrat and nearly four-decade veteran of Congress is the second fixture of his party in the Senate to announce his retirement in recent weeks
“I have been thinking hard about the decision whether to run for a sixth term in the United States Senate for a number of months – even more these last few weeks,” Harkin said in a statement released by his office today.
Link to article: http://go.bloomberg.com/political-capital/2013-01-26/harkin-retiring-somebody-elses-turn/