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November Elections Affect Rural America

posted on November 7, 2008 at 8:11 PM

November Elections Affect Rural America
The old adage "to the victor go the spoils" may take on an all-new meaning for President-Elect Barack Obama, whose historic victory this week earned him the "prize" of an economy on life support. Full Story

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election

posted on October 31, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election
Senators Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on government farm programs. Full Story

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy
Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on renewable sources of energy like wind power. Full Story

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels
Barack Obama and John McCain differ greatly on biofuels. Full Story

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination

posted on September 5, 2008 at 8:09 PM

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination
Hurricane Gustav's assault on the Gulf Coast this week threatened key oil drilling and refining operations, but delivered only a glancing blow to New Orleans. Full Story

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination
Government reports released this week revealed better-than-expected assessments of the U.S economy. Full Story

McCain, Obama Tout Solutions to Energy Issues

posted on August 8, 2008 at 8:08 PM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Barack Obama blamed Republican energy policies for some of the nation's economic woes Tuesday as his GOP rival John McCain advocated a large expansion of nuclear power. Full Story

McCain Opposes Farm Policies Popular in Midwest

posted on August 8, 2008 at 8:08 PM

By MIKE GLOVER, Associated Press Writer Wed Aug 6, 12:08 PM ET DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate John McCain opposes the $300 billion farm bill and subsidies for ethanol, positions that both supporters and opponents say might... Full Story

Johanns Wins Nebraska Republican US Senate Primary

posted on May 16, 2008 at 8:05 PM

OMAHA, Neb (AP) — Former U.S Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns easily wins in Nebraska's Republican U.S Senate primary. Full Story

McCain Says Subsidies Unnecessary

posted on May 2, 2008 at 8:05 PM

Some things never change: Republican John McCain dislikes farm subsidies. Full Story

Obama and Huckabee Win Iowa Caucuses

posted on January 4, 2008 at 8:01 PM

Obama and Huckabee Win Iowa Caucuses
Iowa voters select Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee in the largest turnout in Iowa Caucus history. Full Story

Ethanol Fuels Iowa Caucuses

posted on December 28, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Ethanol Fuels Iowa Caucuses
As Presidential candidates barnstorm the 99 counties of Iowa, a recurring theme continues to surface: ETHANOL. 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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