Notebook: More Indian Scholarships Available

More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month.

Political Notebook: Peterson Down, Not Out

Talk to U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and he sounds down.

Update: Farm Bill Passes After Partisan Debate

By Don Davis A sharply divided U.S. House passed a farm bill 216-208 today amid complaints that it is the first time federal farm programs have become embroiled in partisan politics. Its future in uncertain since senators passed a far different bill. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a western Minnesotan, was upset that the Republican-controlled House…
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Update: U.S. House Moves Forward With Split Farm Bill

By Don Davis A sharply divided U.S. House planned to vote on a farm bill this afternoon, with the White House threatening to veto it. Democrat after Democrat rose to object to a decision by Republicans who control the House to dump a provision funding food stamps and other nutrition programs for the poor. Republicans…
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U.S. House Plans New Farm Bill Without Food Stamps

The Republican-controlled U.S. House planned today to debate farm funding programs over strong objections from Democrats, including the president.