RSS Feed

Georgia Peanut Farmers Resist Farm Bill Changes

Farmers in the South are paying close attention to the debate in Washington over the farm bill. They're not so happy that farmers in the Midwest appear to be getting a better deal than they are.

Farmers Split Over Subsidies As Senate Farm Bill Debate Begins

Midwestern farmers experiencing unusually good yields are OK with losing some farm bill subsidies as Congress negotiates changes this year. But some of their Southern counterparts are arguing against it.

Why The Farm Bill's Provisions Will Matter To You

The bill covers everything from farm subsidies and crop insurance to forestry, food stamps and school lunches.

As GOP Cashes In, Democrats Search For Billionaires

Democrats knew they'd have trouble with the new campaign finance rules created by the Supreme Court. Yet the disparity is huge between what Republicans are raising in unlimited anonymous donations and what Democrats have been able to collect.
WAMU 88.5

Analysis: Consequences Of Looming Budget Cuts

If Congress doesn't act, trillions of dollars in spending cuts and tax increases could have serious economic consequences.


Justice Department Sues Florida As Voter Battle Intensifies

The department says Florida is violating federal law as it tries to remove noncitizens from its voter registration rolls. In turn, Florida officials say the federal government is partly to blame.

Where Are The Democratic Billionaires?

Democrats knew that they would be disadvantaged under the new campaign finance rules created by the Supreme Court. But the disparity between the amount of money Republicans can raise in unlimited anonymous donations and what the Democrats have been able to raise is huge.