Iowa Politics


Farming in the Swamp

The U.S. House had planned to take up the 2018 Farm Bill this week…it’s a vital piece of legislation for folks in this part of the country, of course. In the past, the bill has lumped together food production with food distribution…in other words, the provisions designed to help agribusiness were combined with provisions to…read more »


Early Retirement

Regular listeners to this segment would not have been surprised to hear the news yesterday that Wisconsin Representative and Speaker of the U.S. House Paul Ryan was not seeking re-election. That possibility was mentioned earlier this week. Many have suggested it was due to Ryan having conflicts with the president. I’d sooner think the one…read more »


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