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Food stamps fight

CQ Budget, Episode No. 319

House Agriculture Chairman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa.,  is pushing to rein in food stamp costs and curb climate change funding.
House Agriculture Chairman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., is pushing to rein in food stamp costs and curb climate change funding. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

An ideological fight over food stamp benefits threatens to derail the five-year farm bill reauthorization. CQ Roll Call agriculture reporter Olivia M. Bridges and host David Lerman discuss the partisan divide over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other major sticking points in farm bill negotiations.

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