When and if the House brings the 2013 farm bill to the floor later this summer, representatives should be bolder than the Senate in seeking real reforms. They should seek real reforms and spending safeguards for nutrition programs, instead of SNAP-ing in another five years of runaway spending.
Christine Harbin is a policy analyst at Americans for Prosperity.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.