Senate Farm Bill Delayed
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jun 4, 2013 04:48 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Senate is falling behind its schedule to clear a farm bill this week due the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg and an inability to come to terms on just how many proposed amendments warrant a floor debate.

The delays are prompting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to push for a cloture vote that would move debate to the final language of the bill and limit the time allotted. That would force a vote on the cloture Thursday then carry the end of the debate into next week. Reid's move would require 60 votes to ...

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