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New Farm Bill Not Necessarily on House Agenda

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In Idaho, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the farm bill did not come up for a vote before the House’s departure for the election because there were not enough votes to support it.

In Idaho, Cantor said the farm bill did not come up for a vote before the House’s departure for the election because there were not enough votes to support it. Some conservatives continue to push against a big farm bill deal including nutrition programs.

“While it was a conservative victory that the gargantuan, $1 trillion dollar farm and food stamp bill was allowed to expire, we knew that the battle was not yet over,” a blog post from the conservative group Heritage Action said Thursday.

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