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Trump administration sees partial waivers as potential fix in biofuel debate: sources

06 Dec 2019

NEW YORK The Trump administration believes it can assuage farmer anger over its biofuels policy by agreeing to use more partial waivers for oil refineries, signaling a potential solution to a protracted battle between Big Corn and Big Oil, two key political constituencies in next year's presidential election, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

EPA chief says addressing biofuel industry concerns over blending mandates: source

05 Dec 2019

NEW YORK U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told a biofuels company on Thursday that the agency is working to address industry concerns over biofuel blending rules that have sparked outrage across the Farm Belt, according to a source familiar with the matter.

On Trump impeachment, divisions between urban and rural Democrats

26 Nov 2019

MT. AYR, Ia./WHARTON, N.J. First-term U.S. congresswoman Cynthia Axne, back home in her rural Iowa district for the Thanksgiving break, faced a room full of farmers on Saturday who made clear their opposition to the impeachment investigation of Republican President Donald Trump.

White House asks Iowa senator for input on biofuels policy: sources

22 Nov 2019

NEW YORK The White House has asked Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley's office for input on the administration's latest proposal to boost the ethanol market in 2020, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Friday, after a flurry of conversations between President Donald Trump and corn-state advocates critical of the plan.

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg files paperwork to run for U.S. president

21 Nov 2019

NEW YORK Billionaire Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork on Thursday with the Federal Election Commission to run for U.S. president as a Democrat, the latest sign that the former New York City Mayor is joining the crowded nominating contest. | Video

Explainer: How the path to the Democratic presidential nomination is different in 2020

18 Nov 2019

NEW YORK The Democratic Party will officially nominate a 2020 presidential candidate at its convention next July, but not before a long primary season that kicks off with the Iowa caucuses in February and ends with the Puerto Rican primary in June.

Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump

14 Nov 2019

FLINT, Mich./BETHLEHEM, Pa. As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.

Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump

14 Nov 2019

FLINT, Mich./BETHLEHEM, Pa. As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.

Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump

14 Nov 2019

FLINT, Mich./BETHLEHEM, Pa. As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.

Buttigieg expanding early state efforts as he gains ground in White House bid

07 Nov 2019

(This November 4 story corrects Nevada staff totals in paragraph 12. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has at least 50 staff and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has at least 70 staff.) | Video

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