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Months ago, reports from Minnesota had the rural vote as crucial to passage or defeat of two amendments. One would ban gay marriage and the other would require a photo ID to vote. Rural voters won one and lost one.
There's been a lot made of the low support among white voters for President Obama. The implication is that white voters are biased against a black candidate. The fact is that white voters are treating candidate Obama no differently than…
Even an impending superstorm couldn't pull the presidential candidates into reckoning with climate change. Here's a rundown of their stands (and silences) on energy, with some of the implications for rural people and places.
The best thing that's happened for underground coal miners in the past several years can be found in a small provision of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as 'Obamacare.' It is never mentioned by the President or his campaign.