Former Vice President Joe Biden accuses President Donald Trump of reacting too slowly to the coronavirus-driven market disruptions that have forced farmers to dump milk and plow under crops while people were lining up for help from food banks.
In a fresh blow to embattled Iowa Rep. Steve King, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy refused to take a position on his primary race and denied that he indicated to the nine-term congressman that he could get his committee assignments back.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is gearing up a rural campaign effort that’s designed to look more like Barack Obama’s winning campaign in 2008 than Hillary Clinton’s historically poor showing in rural districts that cost her critical swing states.
Former Vice President Joe Biden used Earth Day to press his call for sweeping government action to curb climate change and assured young voters he was “listening” to their concerns about the environment.
Bernie Sanders, whose ideas for transforming the economy extended to his views on farm and rural policy, ends his presidential campaign but claims victory for his ideology while pledging to support Vice President Joe Biden.
There’s interest on Capitol Hill and in the White House in an infrastructure package as part of the coronavirus recovery effort, but that interest will have to overcome the skepticism of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Producers’ support for President Donald Trump has grown despite sluggish exports and their own worries about their financial condition as the economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 has developed, according to the latest Agri-Pulse poll of U.S. farmers and ranchers.