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Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon May 13, 2013 12:02 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The farm bill could come up on the Senate floor as soon as next week, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday as she listed her priorities for the legislation, beginning with no cuts to food stamps.

In a conference call to reporters shortly after Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., announced the committee markup of the bill will be next Tuesday, Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said she believes the bill "will move to the floor as early as next week."

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said he wants the Senate to take up the bill this month, ...

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