The House Rules Committee voted 9-3 on Wednesday to advance a bill that would extend provisions of the 2008 farm bill until the end of January.
Yes, my friends, it is official. The 2013 farm bill is dead. The 2014 farm bill is now the possible reality.
The Rules Committee vote means the House will debate and vote Thursday on HR 3695, the legislation to temporarily extend the 2008 farm bill.
Some key senators have said the Senate won't accept a one-month extension, but obviously the House is going to call their bluff. Either everyone gets an extension or USDA ...