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Jun 21, 2013

In this episode, the House schedule has Jen frustrated, the House Farm Bill unexpectedly dies, and the House passes an abortion bill. Links to Information in This Episode Govtrack: text and other information about H.R. 1947, the failed House Farm Bill Congress wants to get rid of direct payments to farmers. NPR: Why the Farm Bill's Provisions Will Matter to You Comparison of House and Senate farm bills Government statistics for SNAP (food stamp) program Congressional Dish summary of H.R. 1797, the abortion bill Text of H.R. 1797 Representatives Quoted in This Episode John Fleming of Louisiana Jerrold Nadler of New York