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Who speaks for rural America? Farmers want international trade deals and relief from regulations. But small towns are focused on re-inventing themselves to attract a new generation. FrankvandenBergh/Getty Images hide caption

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The Farmers Courting Trump Don't Speak For Rural America

With Donald Trump's victory, rural America is enjoying some political prominence, and farmers are hoping to profit. But most rural Americans aren't farmers. Small towns have their own priorities.

Rep. Tom Price has introduced his own alternative to the Affordable Care Act four times. The legislation provides an idea of how he might lead the Department of Health And Human Services. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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5 Things To Know About Rep. Tom Price's Health Care Ideas

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Don McGahn, general counsel for the Trump transition team and now chosen to serve as White House counsel, walks through the lobby at Trump Tower on Nov. 15 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Trump's White House Lawyer, Policing Conflicts Will Be 'Massive Undertaking'

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My Little Corner of the World Yo La Tengo
Naive Music Ducktails
Orchids Monster Rally
Wakin on a Pretty Day Kurt Vile

(Left) A firefighter's boot used to collect money from motorists for the "Fill the Boot" campaign for muscular dystrophy which started in 1954. (Center) A Habitat for Humanity belt was used by a volunteer in rebuilding homes in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. (Right) Bucket used by Jeanette Senerchia in 2014 launching the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Courtesy of National Museum of American History hide caption

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A Giving History: Smithsonian Exhibit Showcases Americans' Charitable Acts

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With A Little Help From My Friends Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass

Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and Rep. Fred Upton (right), R-Mich., who have spearheaded the 21st Century Cures Act, speak after a 2015 House of Representatives vote in its favor. Congressional Quarterly/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Poised To Pass Sweeping Law Covering FDA And NIH

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The Kid Who Drowned at Summer Camp Hot Sugar
Sorry About Your Irony El Ten Eleven

Wall Street financier Steve Mnuchin is being considered to serve as Treasury secretary under Donald Trump. Mnuchin assembled investors who bought IndyMac, a failed bank that had been taken over by the FDIC. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump's Potential Treasury Secretary Headed A 'Foreclosure Machine'

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Environmental groups are preparing to sue President-elect Donald Trump's administration in federal court if it tries to eliminate eco-rules. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Environmentalists Gird For Battle With A Trump Administration

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Night Drive Part Time
Fin Phontaine
Hole in the Bag The New Mastersounds
Leading Goldmund
Nobody's Empire Belle and Sebastian

Oliver Potts, the director of the Office of the Federal Register, oversees the Electoral College. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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Trump's Election Calls Attention To Electoral College And Small Federal Agency

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Mr. Quiche Wildcat! Wildcat!
Lacrymae Melodium
This One or That One? The Six Parts Seven

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Farmers Are Courting Trump, But They Don't Speak For All Of Rural America

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Sunflower River Blues John Fahey
Music Is My Occupation Tommy McCook

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