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Here's What The House Is Voting On Today

Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is rushing to complete work on a nearly $100 billion-a-year farm bill th...

Sam Stein

Tom Vilsack To GOP: The '80s Called, They Want Their Attacks On Food Stamps Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Republicans' obsession with cutting food stamps is symptomatic of a 1980s state of mind. "This...

Big Alliance Goes Down In GOP Failure

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For decades, country and city interests had come together every few years to pass the farm bill, a measure that provided billions ...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Vows No Bailout For Boehner On Farm Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) warned Monday that there would be no new bailouts for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) aft...

Embarrassing House Rejection Leaves Few Options

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House's broad rejection of a massive farm bill could signal a shift in the way Congress views agriculture policy. Farm issues once ...

House Panel Approves Farm Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee has approved a sweeping farm bill that would trim the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. The p...

House Moves On Farm Bill

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that no decision has been made on House consideration of a five-year, $500-billion farm an...