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Obama Pushes Immigration Reform

posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
Ignoring furious Republicans, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration Thursday night, sparing nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and focusing enforcement efforts on felons instead of families. Full Story

Market to Market (November 07, 2014)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Market to Market (November 07, 2014)
Full Program: Republican victories in the midterm elections bring new faces to leadership positions in Congress. Voters in several states say, "No on GMOs" -- at least when it comes to mandatory labeling of them. Western cattle ranchers work with government... Full Story

President Obama Releases 2015 Budget

posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:49 PM

President Obama Releases 2015 Budget
President Obama releases the 2015 budget proposal and Republicans say it is dead on arrival. Full Story

Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster

posted on September 27, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster
Freshman Senator Ted Cruz kept the Senate in session Tuesday night in an all-out attempt to derail President Obama's health care law. Full Story

Market to Market (November 4, 2011)

posted on November 4, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (November 4, 2011)
Full Program: Presidential candidates outline their vision for key sectors of the rural economy. North Dakota residents struggle to recover from record flooding in Minot. Those stories and market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

House Passes Free Trade Deals

posted on October 14, 2011 at 11:24 AM

House Passes Free Trade Deals
The U.S. House this week approved a trio of trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. Full Story

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

House Rejects Farm Subsidy Cuts in Spending Bill

posted on June 17, 2011 at 4:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House voted to slash domestic and international food aid Thursday while rejecting cuts to farm subsidies. Full Story

Deficit Hawks Move to Slash Federal Farm Payments

posted on June 3, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Deficit Hawks Move to Slash Federal Farm Payments
Wall Street headed south Friday, as a weak report on unemployment prompted concerns of a fizzling economic recovery. Full Story

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies
Pawlenty called for the demise of a litany of federal subsidies -- including those supporting production of renewable fuels. Acknowledging the political liability of that position in Iowa -- which leads the nation in both corn and ethanol... Full Story

Republicans Propose Cuts to Domestic Feeding Programs and International Food Aid

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are targeting domestic nutrition programs and international food assistance as they try to control spending in next year's budget. Full Story

Republican Budget Includes Overhaul of Food Stamps

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans resurrected a 1990s-era fight over food stamps in their budget approved last week, arguing that any serious attempt to cut spending must include an overhaul of government programs that help needy families pay for... Full Story

Farm Subsidies Face $30B Hit Under GOP Budget Plan

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Republican head of the House Budget Committee has proposed cutting agriculture subsidies by $30 billion over the next 10 years as part of a broad effort to slash federal spending, but it remains to be seen whether his ideas... Full Story

Republicans Question Proposed Meatpacking Reforms

posted on February 17, 2011 at 3:02 PM

Republicans Question Proposed Meatpacking Reforms
Sky-high grain and oilseed prices are not exactly a welcome development for the livestock sector either. Full Story

Renewable Fuels Summit Includes Politics And NASCAR

posted on January 28, 2011 at 8:01 AM

Renewable Fuels Summit Includes Politics And NASCAR
Ethanol proponents met in the nation's top ethanol-producing state, Iowa, to extol the virtues of homegrown energy. Some were there to test the waters for a possible run for the White House. Full Story
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