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Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Oct 2, 2013 04:46 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- As congressional leaders met with President Barack Obama on Tuesday to resolve the federal government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was pushing for a larger budget agreement.

The proposal include plans to talk about a final savings figure for farm programs.

Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, wrote a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, proposing that the House pass the Senate resolution to reopen the government to be followed by the large-scale negotiations on budget policies.

The letter also says, “You and your colleagues have repeatedly cited these fiscal issues as the things on which we ...

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