Corn in Belleville, Illinois, suffers in parched ground as drought conditions threaten the upcoming harvest at local farms.
Corn in Belleville, Illinois, suffers in parched ground as drought conditions threaten the upcoming harvest at local farms. St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT
Corn in Belleville, Illinois, suffers in parched ground as drought conditions threaten the upcoming harvest at local farms. St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT

Obama's pledge of drought relief shows why incumbents have campaign edge

August 13, 2012 05:00 AM

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