Capitol Chatter: Obama, Romney engage in a brief ag exchange
ST. PAUL — The two major presidential candidates broke their silence on rural issues, if only briefly.
Republican Mitt Romney used a Tuesday stop near Des Moines, Iowa, to deliver his first major speech on farm policy. That drew a quick response from Democratic President Barack Obama.
However, after the Van Meter speech, rural issues again got the silent treatment as the candidates returned to their standard campaign speeches.
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