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Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Tue Jul 23, 2013 09:12 PM CDT

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said Tuesday she is waiting for the House leadership to respond to the receipt of the Senate farm bill, to call for a conference and to appoint conferees.

“We are waiting for them to take a step,” Stabenow told reporters after a confirmation hearing, adding that she hopes the conferees are appointed before the August congressional recess.

She joked that she hopes the House will just pass the Senate bill, but in more serious tones said “we need them to formally object” to the Senate bill and appoint conferees to work out the ...

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