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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Apr 24, 2013 05:54 AM CDT

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

Republicans in No Hurry to Move to Conference on Fiscal 2014 Budget

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says that his caucus will insist that they have a "framework" in place before naming conferees to negotiate with senators on a fiscal 2014 budget. He also said this process was customary and not evidence that the GOP is dragging its feet on fiscal talks.

Speaking with reporters, Boehner said, "[I]t's customary that there's no appointment of a formal conference until such time as ...

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