Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin Suggests Bruce Braley Will Lose Senate Race

Bruce BraleySen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa) told the New York Times in a recent interview that he is not sure what the big deal is about his aspiring Democratic successor’s comments about Iowa farmers earlier this year—and appeared to predict that he will lose.

Critics: UFCW Hypocritical on Irregular Hours

Union fronts hiring ‘flexible’ workers to bash flexibility

Union front groups are hiring for positions that require long, irregular hours to help champion legislation that will eliminate jobs that require employees to work long, irregular hours.

Major Dem Donor’s Company to Benefit from Minimum Wage Hike

Costco will not be hit by minimum wage increase like its competitors will

Costco CEO Costco, whose CEO is a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser, will directly benefit from the 40 percent minimum wage increase proposed by Sen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa) and embraced by the president in his State of the Union address.

Scott Rips Dems Over Nuke Option on NLRB

Democrats propose using the ‘nuclear option’ to prevent GOP from blocking Obama appointees

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R.) slammed liberal proposals to use the nuclear option to push President Barack Obama’s controversial labor board nominees through Senate confirmation.

Consent Questioned

Republicans criticize Obama and NLRB nominees

Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee laid into President Barack Obama's controversial nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at a Thursday morning hearing.