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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Jul 21, 2013 09:40 PM CDT

A Friday colloquy -- what the rest of us call a conversation -- on the House floor between House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer helps highlight the kind of holes they like to dig in the House of Representatives and the unwillingness to stop digging.

Simply put, when it comes to conferencing the farm bill, they don't want to do it. When it comes to passing the nutrition title, they don't know how to do it.

Since the House passed its farm-only bill earlier this month, Cantor and others have used words like "urgency" and "dispatch" ...

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