"And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so?"/
"And what did you want?"/
"To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth."
- the last poem written by Raymond Carver, on a scrap of paper in his hospital bed
On the House Agriculture Committee, which holds sway over farm policies and subsidies, members had farming and agribusiness investments worth five times on average the amount held by other colleagues in the House.