posted on October 12, 2012 at 4:18 PM
Over the past few years, U.S. agriculture has been a bright spot in dismal economic times. But that doesn’t mean the farm sector is above the fray of campaign rhetoric.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 8:14 PM
Democrats ventured into battleground state North Carolina this year for the party quadrennial nominating convention. Hoping to answer the Republican Party’s rollout of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan the week before, Democrats invoked a...
posted on July 3, 2009 at 8:07 PM
WATTSBURG, Pa (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden outlined a $4.7 billion loan and grant program Wednesday to develop the infrastructure needed to deliver broadband, or high-speed, Internet access to areas that are underserved or without access.
posted on April 3, 2009 at 8:04 PM
FAISON, N.C (AP) -- About $1.8 billion in federal stimulus money was released Wednesday to help strengthen rural communities by supporting loan guarantees and loosening credit for small-town home buyers, Vice President Joe Biden said.
posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM
The notion of recession reared its ugly head again this week as bureaucrats and investors had give and take in the marketplace.
posted on November 16, 2007 at 8:11 PM
Five Democratic candidates seeking their party's nomination for president laid out their rural agenda at a Farmers Union Farm Summit.
posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM
Despite saber-rattling in the Oval Office, Congress delivered its first override of a veto by President Bush this week, authorizing $23 billion in water projects from the upper Mississippi River to the Florida Everglades.