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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jun 10, 2013 06:14 AM CDT

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

SENATE TO STRIVE MIGHTILY TODAY ON FARM BILL

The Senate today resumes debate of the 2013 farm bill, an exercise that Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants to wrap up with a final vote early this evening. Just how the floor managers plan to dispense with the many amendments waiting in the wings before the hoped-for 5:30 p.m. final vote remains to be seen.

The plan is to dispense with the farm bill today and then take a cloture vote on ...

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