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Farmers’ Loyalty to Trump Tested Over New Corn-Ethanol Rules

LACONA, Iowa — When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields about an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, Miller saw...
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AP-NORC Poll: 62% Disapprove of Trump’s Job Performance

NEW YORK — About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling ...
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US Stocks Fall After 3 Straight Days of Gains

Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields. Financial sector stocks accounted for much of the selling as investors reac...
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Tariffs and Bee Research Cuts. How Will Trump Hit Farmers Next?

American farmers who backed Donald Trump in 2016 can be excused for wondering when they'll get some presidential love. After approving a bee-killing pesticide last month, the White House said Saturday that it would stop collecting data on declining honey be...
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Biden and Trump Attack Each Other in a Possible 2020 Preview

DAVENPORT, Iowa — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden repeatedly laid into each other while traveling in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashing verbal attacks that at times felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Da...