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Washington Insider - Friday
Fri Feb 8, 2013 05:57 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Boehner Says Spending Cuts Are the Price for Sequester Delay

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters this week that he would not allow a delay of the scheduled across-the-board spending cuts set to start in March unless that package included targeted spending cuts and program reforms. "Democrats say we should replace the president's sequester with revenue increases or delay it. Republicans say we should replace with responsible reforms that will help put us on a path to balance the budget ...

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