Mary Kay Thatcher

American Farm Bureau Federation

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Senior Director of Congressional Relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation, a lobbying group representing farmers and ranchers

Mary Kay Thatcher on KCRW

Every few years, Congress takes up the massive Farm Bill, with members of both parties loading it up with pork barrel spending.

The Farm Bill: Real Reform or Political Bait and Switch?

Every few years, Congress takes up the massive Farm Bill, with members of both parties loading it up with pork barrel spending.

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Every few years, Congress takes up the massive Farm Bill, with members of both parties loading it up with pork barrel spending. After George W.

The Farm Bill: Real Reform or Political Bait and Switch?

Every few years, Congress takes up the massive Farm Bill, with members of both parties loading it up with pork barrel spending. After George W.

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Increased  farm subsidies  have made strange bedfellows of environmentalists and the Bush Administration.

Income and Federal Subsidies Up for US Farmers

Increased farm subsidies have made strange bedfellows of environmentalists and the Bush Administration.

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