NOVEMBER 5TH, 2008
Upon winning reelection to his fifth term in the United States Senate last night, Senator Harkin delivered addressed the crowd at his election night party in Des Moines, Iowa. Below is the speech that Senator Harkin gave. Scroll to the bottom of the page to watch video of Senator Harkin’s speech from The Des Moines Register.
Thank you all very much. Thank you
Thank you, Ruth, for those kind words. And, most of all, thank you for your love and support for the last 40 years. God has given me more than my fair share of blessings, and having Ruth at my side, as well as our two daughters, has been the greatest blessing of all.
By the way, I just wanted to say….I’m Tom Harkin and I approve this election for a fifth term in the United States Senate.
Indeed, this is a historic night for Iowa…and it looks like it will be for our nation, as well.