From crop subsidies to pesticide regulations, school lunch rules to organic food standards, food policy plays a huge role in our everyday lives. And it's no secret that Big Ag spends a lot of money to influence that policy. But do you know just how much money Big Ag is spending to influence the outcome of the 2012 elections? Here's a hint: it's more than just peanuts.
Mario Lopez stops by to talk about his new book, Just Between Us, and mobilizing the Latino vote.
Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, said during an NRA event in 2012 that she carries a gun in case the government "decide[s] that my rights are no longer important."