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Prairie populist Byron Dorgan cashes out on K Street

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Iowa's Tom Harkin took to the Senate floor at the close of the 111th Congress to lament a retiring colleague. "I will lose a kindred spirit and a fellow progressive populist, Byron Dorgan," Harkin intoned about the senior senator from North Dakota. Harkin should be consoled, though, by this week's news: His good friend isn't going very far. The prairie populist Dorgan will be only a short cab...

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