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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Mar 12, 2013 05:21 AM CDT

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

Continuing Resolution Tops This Week's Senate Agenda

The Senate this week will take up a House-passed funding resolution for the federal government as the chamber works to complete work on the new measure before the old one expires March 27. But the bill that emerges from the Senate will be different from the one that was approved and forwarded to it by the House.

Senate leadership plans to try to tack on three additional spending bills to the continuing resolution that ...

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