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Published June 19, 2013, 04:20 PM

Farm bill may not get vote this week

So many Congressmen want to amend the US farm bill that it may not come up for a final vote this week. House leadership promised members they could go home for the weekend by tomorrow afternoon but it's doubtful all the amendments can be debated by then.

So many Congressmen want to amend the US farm bill that it may not come up for a final vote this week. House leadership promised members they could go home for the weekend by tomorrow afternoon but it's doubtful all the amendments can be debated by then.

The White House is threatening to veto the House version, saying its food stamp cuts could leave some Americans hungry. But some Republican opponents want even deeper food stamp cuts.

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