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Thu May 23, 2013 02:20 PM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

LIKELIHOOD OF DEBT CEILING NEGOTIATIONS IN QUESTION

Congressional Republicans disagree with the White House on virtually everything, and the upcoming talks about the need to raise the federal debt ceiling is near the top of the list. In fact, the two sides have so far been unable to agree on whether there will be any negotiations.

In recent days, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has repeated the Obama administration's stance that it will not negotiate over whether the federal debt ceiling should ...

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