Republican politician who became the united states Senator from Iowa in 1981 following serving in america House of Associates of 6 years. He was chairman from the essential Senate Financing Committee from 2003 to 2007. He gained both his BA and MA from Iowa Condition Teachers University in 1955 and 1956, respectively. He looked into six main US Christian ministries in 2007 to find out if they had been abusing their tax-exempt position. He offers five children along with his wife Barbra. He looked into televangelist Kenneth Copeland in 2007.