farm bloc

  1. A group of both Democratic and Republican members of Congress from the farming states of the Middle West that pressures the federal government to adopt policies favorable to farmers.

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If Jefferson were writing today he might say that the farm bloc contained the "deposit for substantial and genuine virtue."

Here we have the organization joining with the farm bloc in declaring the legislature to be its own master.

The farm bloc is the first permanent economic minority to organize itself effectively for political action.

The farm bloc no more turned to him than to Borah for leadership.


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