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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Sep 25, 2013 07:32 AM CDT

From DTN's Washington Insider column:

Well, the congressional Ag leaders must be surprised that the once sedate farm-bill debate that was expected to surmount a few bumps last year has escalated now into a nationwide brawl involving mainly "name" players — The Wall Street Journal, Paul Krugman of the New York Times, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the big names in the House leadership, especially Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va.. As you might expect, this not only is leading to many versions of "facts" but to loyalties based on who knows what, with the debate often only very weakly tied ...

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