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Harkin and Latham: American dream is at risk

Tom Harkin and Tom Latham During our time in Congress, we traveled around Iowa and heard from people of all ages, walks of life and political beliefs about...

Income gap needs presidential priority, local action

One pressing national issue that presidential candidates in both parties agree on is the growing income inequality. The challenge is finding agreement on what the president or the...

Parents’ Lack of Schooling Limits Incomes

A poor education is the cement that holds many Iowa families and their children in poverty. • Iowa’s unemployment rate for workers without high school degrees was about...

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