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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Feb 28, 2013 05:08 AM CST

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

Two Parties No Closer to Resolving Budget Impasse

There is little doubt that the federal budget sequester process will begin on schedule tomorrow, bringing with it $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts. Congressional leaders of both political parties are said to be working on legislative strategies to deal with sequestration, but neither side has so far constructed a proposal with any chance of making it through the legislative process.

In the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch ...

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