Usda Chief: Rural America Becoming Less Relevant

USDA chief: Rural America becoming less relevant
Associated Press
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Updated 5:26 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012
A month after an election that Democrats won even as rural parts of the country voted overwhelmingly Republican, the former Democratic governor of Iowa told farm belt leaders this past week that he's frustrated with their internecine squabbles and says they need to be more strategic in picking their political fights.

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