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Moderates Could Become Farm Bill Power Houses

By Thomas McKinless and Ellyn Ferguson

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Roll Call sat down with Rep. Collin C. Peterson to discuss major issues facing the farm community this year. Asked how the make up of the House will set the stage for passage of the farm bill, Peterson emphasized the important role moderates like him will play. “[Speaker Paul D.] Ryan is going to have to have someone like me to help him get anything done,” Peterson said. “And there’s hardly anyone like me left.”

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