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Rep. Collin Peterson: GOP food stamp measure will waylay farm bill

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The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee said Monday that a Republican-crafted bill that calls for spending cuts and tighter eligibility restrictions to the food stamp program will hold back efforts to pass a long-term farm bill. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., accused House GOP leaders of "catering to the extremes of their party" over their decision to hold a Wednesday vote on...