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Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster

posted on September 27, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Senate Republican Stages 21-Hour Fillibuster
Freshman Senator Ted Cruz kept the Senate in session Tuesday night in an all-out attempt to derail President Obama's health care law. Full Story

House's Rejection Of Farm Bill Leaves Few Options

posted on June 21, 2013 at 12:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House's broad rejection of a massive farm bill could signal a shift in the way Congress views agriculture policy. Farm issues once had enormous clout on Capitol Hill, but the healthy agriculture economy and an increased... Full Story

Farm Bill Marches Out of Committee

posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Farm Bill Marches Out of Committee
The Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 is similar to legislation written last year that passed the Senate 327 days before this hearing, but later died without any House floor debate. Full Story

Livestock Disaster Protection Act Introduced in the House

posted on April 19, 2013 at 10:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) supports the efforts of Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) in introducing legislation that would provide a safety net for livestock owners across the nation. Under the Livestock... Full Story

U.S. House Leaves Farm Bill On The Table And Adjourns for Five Weeks

posted on August 3, 2012 at 6:58 PM

U.S. House Leaves Farm Bill On The Table And Adjourns for Five Weeks
U.S. House adjourns and fails to pass 2012 Farm Bill Full Story

Agriculture Secretary Presses House on Farm Bill

posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:33 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Friday urged the Republican-led House to vote on a long-term farm policy bill, saying failure to act could leave livestock producers exposed to disasters and other farmers uncertain about the... Full Story

House Blocks Nonexistent Rule on Farm Dust

posted on December 9, 2011 at 8:20 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has passed a bill to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from cracking down on farm dust, even though the agency says it has no plans to regulate that pollution. The idea that farm dust could be regulated has... Full Story

House Passes Free Trade Deals

posted on October 14, 2011 at 11:24 AM

House Passes Free Trade Deals
The U.S. House this week approved a trio of trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. Full Story

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