CDFA Secretary Karen Ross made a pitch for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Tuesday evening during a private industry event on the sidelines of the Democratic National Convention. 

In a pre-recorded message for the Leaders of American Agriculture event, Ross said that the Biden-Harris rural plan "is about investing in our natural working landscapes and creating opportunity for everyone in rural America, whether it's high-speed internet and connectivity, or helping to lead on climate change solutions with our farmers and ranchers. The opportunities are real, and it will happen with their leadership.”

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The event capped a day in which Democrats also held a Rural Council webinar to emphasize the importance of cutting into Republican margins in rural areas, and how to do it.

“We can win, we will win, and we will win on the strength of what we do in rural America,” said Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.