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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jan 3, 2013 05:57 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Filibuster to Remain High on Senate's Agenda

The 113th Congress convenes today for the swearing in of new representatives and senators before the two chambers attempt once again to do the peoples' work. Carried over from the previous Congress is a proposal by a number of senators to reform the chamber's filibuster rule in such a way that it no longer would require 60 votes to pass most legislation or to confirm presidential nominees.

Late last month, a bipartisan group of ...

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