Political Musings July 12, 2013: House passes farm spending bill without food stamps, White House promises veto

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House passes farm spending bill without food stamps, White House promises veto

By Bonnie K. Goodman

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, the House of Representatives passed the farm spending bill, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 by a vote 216-208. The new bill however, has quickly become a contentious issue since…READ MORE
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Political Headlines July 11, 2013: House Passes Farm Bill Without Food Stamp Provision with a Vote of 216-208

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

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House Passes Farm Bill Without Food Stamp Provision

Source: ABC News Radio, 7-11-13

The House of Representatives voted Thursday along partisan lines to approve a farm bill which had been separated from a comprehensive version of the legislation that initially included hundreds of billions of dollars for food stamps.

The bill narrowly passed 216-208, with no Democrats supporting passage. Twelve Republicans also opposed the bill….READ MORE

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