For every farmer who is hurting this year during the drought, others are benefiting. Many fields in the South, Northwest and Upper Midwest are producing bountiful corn crops. And because the drought has pushed prices to record highs, farmers who have corn to sell expect a terrific payday.
Melissa Block talks to Robert Siegel who is on the floor at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Robert reports that around 200 Ron Paul and Rick Santorum supporters say they plan to walk off the floor Thursday night. They are protesting a rule change that they feel hurt them.
Melissa Block talks to Glenn Kassler, who writes "The Fact Checker" column for The Washington Post. He separates the fact from fiction in Wednesday night's speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
For Mitt Romney to win the presidency, he'll have to close the gender gap. Polls show female voters favor President Obama over Romney by wide margins. Robert Siegel sat down with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire to ask her about women and the GOP.
A federal three judge panel has struck down a new voter ID law in Texas, ruling that it would disproportionately harm Hispanic and African American voters, who are less likely to have the required photo identification. Pam Fessler talks to Melissa Block.
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