NEWS
First Salvos Fired As Committee Marks
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 17, 2007 06:07 AM CDT

Last night,the first shots were fired across the bow, so to speak, over the House Agriculture Committee's mark up meeting today. For two years now, we've heard about how bi-partisan the Agriculture Committee is compared to other committees in Congress. Well, apparently Republicans are tired of singing "Kumbaya."What's interesting is these self-proclaimed fiscal conservatives are declaring that the proposed farm bill doesn't spend enough.

From the committee's ranking member:

WASHINGTON - Tonight, the Agriculture Committee Republicans were unanimous in their objection to proceeding to markup the farm bill in a bipartisan fashion until the money promised to the Committee is ...

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