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Washington Insider-- Monday
Mon Nov 25, 2013 05:58 AM CST

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

With Only a Few Legislative Days Remaining, Much Work Remains Unfinished

Congress is out for the Thanksgiving recess, the House for one week, the Senate for two. In the relatively few days that will remain when members return, there is quite a bit of work that they need to accomplish, but low expectations that many of the items on the congressional to-do list will be completed.

One of the larger issues that would benefit the legislative process is a deal on ...

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