Farm Bill Compromise

Randall Weiseman General

The long Senate nightmare on the farm bill appears to be ending with committee action scheduled next week on a deal that Chairman Tom Harkin described Wednesday as drawing “broad bipartisan support.” He reported the deal has been agreed to by the committee’s ranking Republican, Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia and Sen. Kent Conrad D.-N.D., who chairs the budget committee and is a senior Democrat on the agriculture committee.

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