RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tom Harkin

A collection of news and information related to Tom Harkin published by this site and its partners.

Top Tom Harkin Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • How we got details on questionable federal health research funding (You can look, too)

    How we got details on questionable federal health research funding (You can look, too)
    On Sunday and Monday of this week, we published a series examining 12 years of spending at one of the centers at the National Institutes of Health -- the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, also known as NCCAM. Sen. Tom Harkin...
  • Letters: Many views of 'alternative' treatment

    Letters: Many views of 'alternative' treatment
    The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
  • The best anti-obesity policies

    Today, professors Brownell and Campos discuss the best practices in stemming the expansion of the national waistline. Yesterday, they pondered the government's rationale for intervening on the issue, and Monday, they attempted to define the parameters...
  • On for-profit colleges; people on welfare and where they spend their money; and Jonah Goldberg's views on the GOP and upcoming elections

    For, and against, for-profit colleges Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13 So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...
  • The unfairness of a Fairness Doctrine

    That the Democrats are keen to crack down on conservative talk radio -- crack down on free speech they don't like, that is -- is now impossible to deny. Two approaches are being contemplated. The one getting the most attention involves creating a new...
  • Senate says deal, House says hold on

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon, and updated Senate leaders said today that negotiators have struck a deal on a final version of a sweeping economic recovery package. If true, the bill could be sent to the president for his......
  • Staffers scramble to finish stimulus bill

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Simon Congressional staffers worked overnight putting the finishing touches on the sprawling compromise stimulus bill that Democrats hope can be passed and signed into law by President's Day. House and Senate Democratic...
  • Southern conservatives like their pork

     
    by Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......
  • Unionizing battle heats up on Capitol Hill

     
    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, following a news conference to announce the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act and restoring American rights in the workplace. (AP Photo/Susan.......
  • Swine flu cases double in U.S.: 40

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The numbers are small, but today they have doubled, with the Centers for Disease Control confirming 20 additional cases of swine flu in New York City, doubling the national count of infections to 40. The......
  • Obama backers: 'Card check a gut check'

     
    by Mark Silva Three Chicago billionaires who supported President Barack Obama's election campaign are fighting legislation which the president supports that would make it easier for unions to organize hotels that his supports own, Bloomberg News reports....