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Fiscal Cliff: Including Farm Bill to Cut Spending Not the Solution

Via » Submitted On Mon, 12/10/2012 - 5:28pm by Brad Poteat

Lawmakers looking for spending cuts to avert the fiscal cliff may try to include the nearly $1 trillion House Agriculture Committee-passed farm bill and its $35 billion in "savings" as part of a "grand bargain." While savings would be welcome, they should be used for deficit reduction, not to pay for new spending.


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