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More Emails Emerge Showing Iowa’s Tom Harkin Pressuring Hillary To Hire His Daughter At The State Dept.

12:04 AM 02/01/2016

Finding a job in the Hillary Clinton State Department for the daughter of then-Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin was not an easy task, emails released on Friday show. It was summer 2009 and there were a "limited number of slots" in the Office of War Crimes Issues, the State Department sub-agency where Harkin hoped to find a job for his daughter Jenny. But the powerful Hawkeye State Democrat, now retired, was persistent, calling Clinton several times and contacting the White House in order to find gainful employment for his kid, a Georgetown University law school graduate.