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House to Vote on FB Extension
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:27 AM CST


By Jerry Hagstrom
DTN Political Correspondent

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has scheduled debate on the proposed one-month extension of the farm bill late Thursday, but an expected meeting of the principal negotiators on the farm bill could determine whether that extension bill actually goes to a vote.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., filed the extension bill, and the House Rules Committee voted 9-3 Wednesday to bring it up under a closed rule, which means no debate. The House is scheduled Thursday to take up the budget deal that would determine how the government ...

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