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6th District Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte and his Democratic challenger Andy Schmookler agree that the current 10% ethanol mandate for gasoline needs to go — at least for now. The main reason: a lot of corn that used to go into our food supply is now going instead into gasoline, raising the price of corn and many food and feed products as a result. As WFIR’s Evan Jones reports, the candidates differ on the longer-term government role with ethanol use.

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