Retired Harkin Pitches Policies To The Left Of Sanders

If you didn’t know any better, you might have thought Tom Harkin was Bernie Sanders’ surrogate speaker at Progress Iowa’s Corn Feed event on Sunday. Actually, scratch that – you might have concluded that Harkin was using his speech to push Sanders to the left. To a crowd of a couple hundred, Harkin laid out a host of impressively bold policy ideas that he stated would “provoke your thinking” on the future of the progressive movement. The former Senator’s speech turned out to be the most fascinating of the day, and not just because he endorsed Hillary Clinton three weeks […]