Behind the House Vote
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:24 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Why did the House of Representatives finally pass the farm bill Wednesday? What finally garnered the votes?

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and House Agriculture ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., for the most part agreed on what happened. Both shared their views with reporters on the floor after the vote Wednesday.


"Miracles do occur," Lucas told reporters, adding that he believed that his House committee and the conference committee had proceeded properly by working together, and should be considered a model for the House in the future.

Peterson, noting that the ...

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