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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jun 19, 2013 01:05 PM CDT

As debate heats up on the House floor about amendments to the farm bill, lobbying was aggressive Wednesday as groups pushed for key votes on farm-bill amendments or outright opposition to the entire farm bill.

Heritage Action, an arm of the Heritage Foundation, called the farm bill a key "no" vote. The group said he would target Republicans who vote for the farm bill. In particular, Heritage has been running ads against six Republicans and one Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee "to inform constituents 80% of the farm bill is actually food stamps.

Heritage later emailed out a statement ...

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