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Cruz Faces a Corn Problem in Iowa

A pro-ethanol group headed by the son of Iowa's Republican governor is attacking the presidential hopeful.
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Cruz News: Are Latest Polls Good or Bad for Ted?

If Ted Cruz has a major vulnerability in his quest to win the Iowa caucuses, it may be this: corn.

Amid plentiful global supplies, the price for the Hawkeye State's top crop is down. That's putting pressure on Iowa farmers, even after they have gathered what appears to be a record harvest this year. It could also put a damper on the Republican's recent surge there.