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Cantor Loss Stalls Ag Approps
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Jun 12, 2014 09:29 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House late Wednesday stopped further action on the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture appropriations bill until next week after House members approved a food aid amendment to which agriculture groups objected but did not deal with the controversy over school meals rules.

A House GOP aide said that further action on USDA's budget was delayed because Republican House members are trying to come to terms with the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and his decision to resign his leadership position effective July 31.

On Tuesday, Cantor's office said that votes on the Agriculture ...

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