Candidates

We asked all 18 presidential candidates of both parties: how will you address the crisis facing family farmers? And will you sign-on to the Farmers Bill Rights? Track their responses here, and if your candidate hasn't responded yet -- go to their Facebook page now and demand they do!  
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    Bernie Sanders

    Bernie issued this statement: “This past month, hardworking farmers in Iowa saw historic floods kill livestock and topple grain silos in an instant, losing their livelihoods and their way of life. It was just the latest blow to rural communities that have seen farmers’ incomes cut in half, hospitals shut down, school districts consolidated, drinking […]

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    Beto O’Rourke

    Beto issued this statement: “We should be ensuring that every farmer can make a profit and that we encourage them not just to grow the crops that sustain our lives but also to give them access to the technology and markets to do more of their part to avert the catastrophe of climate change. All […]

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    John Delaney

    John announced his support for the Farmers Bill of Rights. His statement: “Farmers are the backbone of America’s rural community. Politicians in Washington need to do more to empower family farmers and create incentives to grow the agriculture sector instead of giving tax breaks to wealthy corporations. As President, I will do everything in my power […]

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    Cory Booker

    Cory signed onto the Farmers Bill of Rights. His statement: “Farmers feed America — we’ve gotta take better care of them. That means passing serious policy reform, like ending corporate ag consolidation. I’m proud to support the Farmers Bill of Rights as my North Star on ag.”

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    Amy Klobuchar

    Amy signed onto the Farmers Bill of Rights. Her statement: “Our rural communities are the backbone of our economy. I support @FarmActionUS’s Farmers Bill of Rights and will continue to stand up for our family farmers.”

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    Elizabeth Warren

    Warren responded and signed the FOBR