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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Sep 18, 2013 03:01 PM CDT

While the House of Representatives prepares for another round of floor debate on cutting food assistance, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow says the lower chamber's desire to cut people from food stamps isn't centered around reality.

"What the House Republicans are voting on is nothing more than extremely divisive, extremely partisan political exercise that by the way is going nowhere," Stabenow, a Michigan Democrat, said on the Senate floor Wednesday. "And it is jeopardizing the passage of a five-year farm bill."

The House Rules Committee also met to spell out the ground rules for the floor debate on a ...

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