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Tom Harkin on steak fry invitation: 'Iowans still love Hillary'
Tom Harkin on steak fry invitation: 'Iowans still love Hillary'

Accepting the invitation to headline Tom Harkin's steak fry fundraiser, Hillary Clinton made perhaps her most conspicuous move yet toward another presidential bid. But Iowa's longtime Democratic senator says he saw having both Clintons attend the event as simply a fitting way to cap a 37-year tradition. Sometimes, Harkin said in an interview Monday, he approaches prominent Democrats to speak at his annual fundraiser. More often than not, there is no shortage of ambitious Democrats expressing an interest. "But this is my last one. I really wanted both Bill and Hillary to come out," he said. "And they were both intrigued by it and supportive." Harkin, who is...

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