Sessions presses USDA for info on non-citizen food stamp use, participation rates
Obama’s popular Secretary of Agriculture will not replace Tom Harkin
About 1.63 million non-citizens living legally in the US collect food-stamp benefits
Agriculture Secretary: ‘It’s not surprising that some youngsters will, in the middle of the day, be hungry’
The Hatch Act bans campaign activity by federal employees
The forest planning rule will encourage forest restoration and watershed protection
Broadband company's demise puts taxpayers on hook for $74 million loan - The Washington Post
Agencies that oversaw the venture defended their roles
Breitbart defiantly dismisses the suit as ‘transparent effort to chill his constitutionally protected free speech’
There’s no reason for the government to be in the broadband business.
The nation’s biggest farm lobbying group supports a balanced budget. Just don’t ask its members where the government should trim agriculture spending
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J. Dudley Butler, an Obama administration appointee, is using his position to enrich himself.
Vilsack's 'boondoggle' of a plan - TheDC
The Obama administration’s plan for renewable fuel standards will do little to help America’s problem with greenhouse gas emissions
Department acted swiftly to remove Shirley Sherrod, against her protests; tried to let story die quickly
Digging into the USDA - TheDC
Republicans Michele Bachmann, Steve King, and Bob Goodlatte say as much as 80% of claims by 94,000 farmers could be fraudulent
Dems remind constituents of how often they’ve brought home the bacon
What Shirley Sherrod and Elin Nordegren have in common.
Vilsack offered to resign over Sherrod - Politico
At the height of the race controversy, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offered his resignation to President Obama
Fired USDA employee Shirley Sherrod announced at the National Association of Black Journalists convention that she plans to sue conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart
Things haven’t been going well for Democrats lately