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Farm bill battle finally over

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That support includes my own.

I was proud — and greatly relieved — to vote in support of the latest version of the farm bill, a multibillion-dollar reauthorization of the federal farm, nutrition assistance, rural development and agricultural trade programs.

Unlike the previously passed version of the farm bill reauthorization, which was vetoed by President Bush last year, this version did not include tax hikes snuck into the bill by majority leadership after the committee passage.

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