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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:39 AM CST

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., issued a news release Tuesday in which she "applauded" Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., for listing the farm bill as one of the majority leader's "privileged, top priority bills" for the year, which Stabenow said underscored Reid's commitment to getting the legislation completed.

“I applaud Sen. Reid’s leadership and commitment to getting a five-year farm bill done to provide certainty to the 16 million Americans working in agriculture,” Stabenow said. “Last year we were able to pass a farm bill with overwhelming bipartisan support, saving more than $23 billion in taxpayer money ...

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