03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Blanche Lincoln Tries To Avoid Talking About Health Care On Break

After casting a crucial vote on the health debate, U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln didn't return to the break she may have wanted when she came home to Arkansas.

The Democratic senator tried to focus on her strong point _ farming _ with a slate of events centered around her agriculture committee chairmanship. Surrounded by reporters before she opened her committee's first hearing in Arkansas, Lincoln seemed surprised that all but one question was about health care.

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