Tuesday Nov 26
Republican members of Congress think food-stamp spending needs a whack, but it's already falling.
As Congress debates renewing the farm bill, Republicans have been pressing for big cuts to the food stamp budget as part of the negotiations.
The Weekly Standard
Democratic Congressional Candidate Gwen Graham Backs Keep Your Health Plan Act
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Bill Cotterell: Obamacare will matter next November
Republican Ken Cuccinelli's concession speech in Virginia last week sounded more like a victory statement -- and a clear indication of things to come in congressional and statewide races all over the country next year.
Vunerable Republicans Due to Inaction on Immigration Reform
From US News: As Republican leaders in the House of Representatives appear resigned to let a bipartisan immigration bill slide off of their to-do list in 2013, a new poll suggests leaders might want to rethink that plan.
Growers invade Washington, D.C., for ag labor reform
Led by a national ad hoc conservative political coalition known as Bibles, Badges and Business, and supported by American Farm Bureau and its local affiliates, 70 growers from across the U.S. traveled to Washington, D.C., Oct. 28 for a two-day effort to motivate key legislators to move forward on a new and improved agricultural labor policy.
The Huffington Post
Immigration Reform Backed By Voters In Republican-Led Swing Districts, Poll Shows
A majority of likely voters in 20 Republican-represented swing congressional districts support the broad outlines of comprehensive immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship, according to a poll released on Tuesday.
Sunshine State News
GOP Cranks Up Attacks on Charlie Crist as Florida Dems Claim Momentum
Republicans are cranking up the attacks on former Gov. Charlie Crist, the Democratic front-runner to challenge Gov. Rick Scott next year, even as Democrats continue to insist they have momentum.
The farm bill: A Dickens tale
There's a touch of Dickens to the farm bill these days: The best of times, the worst of times, we are all going direct to Heaven, we are all going direct the other way.