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A Radical Farm Bill is Born

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By Leah Douglas
Reprinted from CivilEats , with permission.
Congressman Earl Blumenauer stands out in the drab halls of his Capitol Hill office building. When we meet, he's wearing a neon green bicycle lapel pin, a nod to his longtime enthusiasm for biking and his membership in the Congressional Bike Caucus. His staffer sports a neon orange one. Blumenauer's omnipresent bow tie and hip, clear-framed glasses are more signs that he is not your typical Beltway politician. Outside his office on Capitol Hill, a rainbow flag hangs beside the American flag.
The representative from Portland also...
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