This month, Kay unveiled her comprehensive plan to reinvest in rural North Carolina, including its important farming economy. She crossed the state from wind farms in Beech Mountain to Pender Sharp’s farm in Sims to a fish house in Wanchese talking about her ideas to keep North Carolina’s rural communities vibrant. Yesterday, Elizabeth Dole responded by claiming she has been a “strong advocate” for North Carolina’s farmers, but when has she shown any dedication to them? When she voted against relief for crop losses, against energy tax credits for farmers, and against increased relief to farmers plagued by droughts and floods? What about when Dole voluntarily gave up her seat on the Agriculture Committee? Her decision to lead the NRSC in the 2006 election cycle put politics over people and hurt North Carolina farmers who needed a voice on the Agriculture Committee.
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