Harkin on Burton as potential WH spokesman

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today commented on the prospect of Bill Burton, one of Harkin’s former press aides, becoming the White House spokesman

“If they’re smart they’ll hire him because he’s very good.  He was a great press secretary for me and then did some work, as you know, for,” Harkin began, then searched his memory bank for the name of Missouri Congressman and 2004 presidetial candidate for whome Burton worked, “…Dick Gephardt and then (Burton) went to work for the Obama Administration, so I’ve known Bill for years and he’s conscientious. He’s good and they’d be well-served if he takes over that position.”

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.