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Obama Would Veto House’s Farm Bill, White House Says

Obama Would Veto House’s Farm Bill, White House Says

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Obama administration says the bill “makes unacceptable deep cuts” to federal food aid programs and extends, rather than cuts, crop insurance payments to farmers.

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Congress: Where Food Reforms Go To Die?

Congress: Where Food Reforms Go To Die?

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

As Congress gets to work on the farm bill, two common-sense, bipartisan reform measures seem to have gotten run over somewhere along the way. The first would set minimum standards for housing egg-laying chickens. The second sought to change how the U.S. provides food aid to people in foreign nations.

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As Promised: Obama Wants To Overhaul Global Anti-Hunger Efforts

As Promised: Obama Wants To Overhaul Global Anti-Hunger Efforts

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The change that may matter most for the proposal’s chances of success, though, is purely bureaucratic. The White House wants foreign food aid to be funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development instead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Cherry Cobbler for Presidents Day

Cherry Cobbler for Presidents Day

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did George Washington really chop down that cherry tree? Yes or no, the long Presidents’ Day weekend is a relaxing time to whip up an easy cherry cobbler.

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Nosh the Vote!

Nosh the Vote!

| September 13, 2008 | 1 Comment

Check out Burdick’s separate Obama and McCain chocolate boxes. Not only do you get a jean jacket-ready button touting either campaign and a festive box tied with blue or red ribbon and bearing the party’s animal, but each box of chocolates is flavored in line with each candidate’s history.

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Presidential Politicking Hits Bay Area Eateries

Presidential Politicking Hits Bay Area Eateries

| January 21, 2008 | 9 Comments

Seeing that the February 5th primary in California will actually matter for the first time in way too many election cycles, presidential candidates and their supporters are out stumping at key Bay Area cornerstones. Or, should I say that they’re actually paying attention to us, the Left Coasties, because maybe JUST MAYBE our votes are […]

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