Harkin to Speak at Democratic Convention Tonight

AUGUST 25TH, 2008 | Harkin for Senate

Senator Harkin will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention tonight. He will deliver an introduction for Congressman and former member of Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Jim Leach.

Congressman Jim Leach, a Republican, served 30 years in Congress and is known for his independent streak and unyielding interest in the concerns of the people of Iowa. He has been an ardent supporter of Barack Obama since announcing his endorsement earlier this month.

Senator Harkin’s introduction of Congressman Leach and his speech are set to begin between 9:00-9:30 PM CDT. It will be broadcast live on C-SPAN along with the full night’s Democratic National Convention coverage.

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On August 26th, 2008 at 12:59 AM, DJ Davis wrote:

Thanks for bringing former Congressman Leach to the D N Convention. His presentation was very courageous, thoughtful, knowledgable, and in-depth in terms of its coverage on issues and platform matters. I was proud of him for Iowa and for the Democratic party platform and our candidate, Barack Obama.

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