Senate passes farm bill, sends it to Obama for expected signature
Published 02/04/2014, INFORUM
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a farm bill, costing an estimated $956 billion over a decade, that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack Obama for his expected signature.Word count: 1481
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