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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Mar 15, 2013 06:26 AM CDT

The U.S. Senate adjourned for the weekend Thursday night without taking votes on the Continuing Resolution for the Fiscal Year 2013 budget.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said ideally negotiators on the bill will come to terms on a final list of amendments to debate for the bill.

On the floor Thursday, senators began debating an amendment by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., to take $60 million away from the military's biofuels program and turn that money over to the military's operations and maintenance fund. This is a specific effort to challenge sequester cuts that would affect civilian Department of ...

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