In the Loop: agriculture

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Vilsack seen likely staying for second Obama term

IN THE LOOP | Latest word is that Christie Vilsack may be heading this way after losing tough House race.

By Al Kamen  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtonintransition, Transition, Tom Vilsack, Christie Vilsack, Steve King, President Obama, Agriculture, Cabinet, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Rep. Steve King seeks pro-life agriculture aide

By Al Kamen  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, pro-life, agriculture, Rep.Steve King, House Agriculture Committee, Iowa, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Vilsack v. Vilsack: Playing chicken

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and his wife, Christie, now running for Congress in Iowa, may not be on the same side over his department’s proposal to privatize poultry inspections.

By Al Kamen  |  05:13 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, privatize, poultry inspection, Christie Vilsack, Steve King, Iowa, Congress, American Federation of Government Employees, Food & Water Watch, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Senate confirms top Pentagon and Justice nominees

The Senate confirmed former Obama National Security Council chief of staff Mark Lippert as assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs along with several other top picks.

By Al Kamen  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Senate, Obama, nominees, confirmed, Ecuador, Defense Department, ambassadors, Agriculture Department, Bob Woodward, Obama's Wars, Adam Namm, Mark Lippert, Jim Jones, Michael E. Horowitz, Clinton, Bush, Kathryn Keneally, Michael Scuse, Deborah S. Delisle, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil, Hugo Chavez