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Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Immigration Reform Passes Senate

posted on June 28, 2013 at 6:03 PM

Immigration Reform Passes Senate
The United States Senate passed one of the most sweeping reforms of immigration in years Thursday. Senate lawmakers have been working on the legislation for years. Most recently, a bi-partisan group, the “Gang of 8”, led the discussions. Full Story

Farm State Debates Involve Farm Bill

posted on October 12, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Farm State Debates Involve Farm Bill
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. Full Story

DNC Nominates Barack Obama

posted on September 7, 2012 at 8:14 PM

DNC Nominates Barack Obama
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... Full Story

Biden Announces Rural Broadband Funding in PA

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. Full Story

Biden Says Federal Stimulus Aid Begins Flowing to Help Rural Communities Cope with Bad Economy

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. Full Story

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues
The notion of recession reared its ugly head again this week as bureaucrats and investors had give and take in the marketplace. Full Story

2008 Presidential Campaign Focuses on Rural Policy

posted on November 16, 2007 at 8:11 PM

2008 Presidential Campaign Focuses on Rural Policy
Five Democratic candidates seeking their party's nomination for president laid out their rural agenda at a Farmers Union Farm Summit. Full Story

Presidential Contenders Weigh Biofuels

posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM

Presidential Contenders Weigh Biofuels
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. Full Story

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