The Farm Bill: Real Reform or Political Bait and Switch?

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Image-for-WWLA.jpgEvery few years, Congress takes up the massive Farm Bill, with members of both parties loading it up with pork barrel spending. The latest version — totaling almost a trillion dollars -- passed the Senate today on a vote of 62 to 36. It now goes to the House.  Earlier this week, Senate Democrats defeated Republican amendments for cuts in food stamps.  We hear why it's important and what its chances might be.




Warren Olney