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Published August 02, 2013, 09:41 AM

Republican push to slash food stamps puts farm bill in jeopardy

WASHINGTON — A plan by House leaders to cut $40 billion from the food stamp program — twice the amount of cuts proposed in a House bill that failed in June — threatens to derail efforts by the House and Senate to work together to complete a farm bill before agriculture programs expire on Sept. 30.

By: Ron Nixon, Associated Press

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