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Farm Bill: GOP Caucus Divided
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Jun 27, 2013 09:35 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Four House conservatives who voted against the farm bill said Wednesday that if the House Republican leadership wants the farm bill to pass, it should negotiate more with them than with the Democrats, that they will also take a tough line on immigration reform, and that they disliked Wednesday's Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.

Speaking at an event called "Conversations with Conservatives," that was moderated by the Heritage Foundation, Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, said that the failure of the farm bill had been "very instructive for the Republicans in general."

The leadership, he said, negotiated with ...

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