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After nearly three decades in the House, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) has lost his seat to Republican challenger Michelle Fischbach. Peterson, one of a dwindling number of Democrats representing rural districts, was a centrist, pro-energy legislator who seemed out of step with the national party’s increasingly radical environmentalist policies.

President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau on Sunday in Austin, Texas highlighting his administration’s work on new trade agreements, strong economic growth and the crucial role that reliable, affordable energy plays for the agriculture sector.

On Thursday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the repeal of a 2015 rule that had broadly expanded the definition of “waters of the United States” in the Clean Water Act. Repealing the rule responds to an executive order issued by President Trump last year and sets the stage for the administration to propose a new definition.