Cruz Won, But So Did Ethanol
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Feb 2, 2016 03:39 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Biofuel supporters put a positive face on the final results of the Iowa caucuses even as the one candidate dogged by his stance on the Renewable Fuels Standard came out as one of victors Monday night.

There was no doubt leading into the Iowa caucuses that pro-ethanol groups were singling out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for his positions on the RFS. Those attacks didn't resonate enough as Cruz still handily won the GOP caucuses with 51,666 votes, nearly 28% of the vote, and carried the most rural counties of any Republican across the Iowa.

On Tuesday, some ...

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