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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Nov 21, 2013 07:13 AM CST

Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, talked to a handful of reporters Wednesday between votes outside the House chamber, an area known as the Speaker's Lounge. Conaway said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has given congressmen a hard deadline that the House will adjourn on Dec. 13. "He told everybody in the room we are done at 11 a.m. on Dec. 13," he said.

Boehner's hard deadline may have helped push the four principal negotiators to begin more aggressive talks that started Wednesday night and will continue Thursday.

Conaway talked about a myriad of commodity issues. For instance, he is uncertain how ...

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