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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 10, 2013 05:09 AM CDT

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

Republicans Block Senate Panel Vote on McCarthy Nomination

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee did not meet as scheduled yesterday to consider the nomination of Gina McCarthy to serve as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency as all Republicans on the panel boycotted the session.

Republicans sent a letter to Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., saying that they were availing themselves of Senate rules that allow them to prevent a vote unless there was a quorum present. The reason, they ...

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  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Agriculture colleges are ignoring courses that tomorrow's farm operators will need to manage bigg...
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