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Without a new farm bill, old legislation would gradually take effect in 2013, beginning with dairy programs in January. Photograph by Paul Sisul

Without a new farm bill, old legislation would gradually take effect in 2013, beginning with dairy programs in January. Photograph by Paul Sisul

Farm Bill Stalemate: No Crying Over Doubled Milk Prices Next Year

The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee says the $1-trillion agriculture bill the panel approved in July is out of his hands — and if milk prices double next year because Congress doesn’t act, it has only itself to...

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Pras, Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill of the Fugees during The Fugees in concert.

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Pras, Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill of the Fugees during The Fugees in concert.

Rapper-Funded Super-PAC Spotlights Republican ‘Disrespect’ of Obama

The rapper known as Pras has put up $250,000 for radio and online ads in support of President Barack Obama, part of a campaign to encourage young, black men to vote. A radio spot that Pras’ super-political action committee, Black...

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Reading the Los Angeles Times using the Flipboard app on an iPad in Los Angeles.

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Reading the Los Angeles Times using the Flipboard app on an iPad in Los Angeles.

Online News Outpacing Radio, Newspapers — Television Next

More people get their news online than from radio or newspapers, and television could be next to lose out in the evolving habits of news consumers, according to a poll out today. The survey by the Pew Research Center for...

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Students cheer as President Barack Obama appears at the University of Michigan.

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Students cheer as President Barack Obama appears at the University of Michigan.

Obama’s `Gotta’ Get Young Voters

TV and Twitter aren’t the only games in the campaign ad wars. There still is old-fashioned radio. And President Barack Obama, who benefited from a rally of young voters registering and then turning out for his 2008 election, has “gotta”...

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Democratic candidate for North Carolina governor, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, speaks to his supporters in Raleigh, N.C., on May 8, 2012.

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Democratic candidate for North Carolina governor, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, speaks to his supporters in Raleigh, N.C., on May 8, 2012.

Obama Faces Attacks Down-Ballot: Republicans Rope Governor’s Race

GASTONIA, N.C. — The car radio is still a powerful medium in politics. As the Democratic National Convention prepares to open up the road in Charlotte next week, it’s not only congressmen and senators whom Republicans are attempting to tie...

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Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin during a Republican conference in Kansas City, Mo.

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Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin during a Republican conference in Kansas City, Mo.

Senate Candidate: `Legitimate Rape’ Less Likely to Result in Pregnancy

Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri, said today that women who are the victims of “legitimate rape” don’t necessarily get pregnant because their bodies have a way to “shut that whole thing down.” Sen. Claire...

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