Five-term Sen. Harkin announces retirement

Posted: January 27, 2013 at 1:43 a.m.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, a Democrat from Iowa who championed landmark legislation banning discrimination against people with disabilities, said Saturday that he would retire and not seek re-election next year to a sixth term.

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