Big Ag

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Tom Vilsack meets with staff members on Tuesday September 20, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
"We need a USDA Secretary on the side of everyday people. If this is not the fox guarding the henhouse, it's pretty damn close."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Convention chair Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) delivers remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia. (Photo: Paul Morigi/WireImage)
Dozens of advocacy groups told the Biden transition team that Rep. Marcia Fudge...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Scores of progressive groups on Tuesday came out in opposition to President-elect Joe Biden possibly picking former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota as his agriculture secretary. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
"She has aligned herself with corporate agribusiness at the expense of family...