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The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on the House food and farm bill :
12:10 p.m.
Conservatives rebuffed on immigration have sunk a bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in Republican-leaning farm country.
The 213-198 vote is an embarrassing blow to House GOP leaders, who had hoped to tout its new work requirements for recipients of food stamps. The work initiative polls well with voters, especially those in the GOP political base.
Key conservatives in the rebellious House Freedom Caucus opposed the measure...
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House rejects Republican food and farm bill

House rejects Republican food and farm bill

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The Republican-drafted bill attracted criticism from Democrats with its overhaul for food stamps, formally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

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The Latest on the House food and farm bill : 12:10 p.m. Conservatives rebuffed on immigration have sunk a bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements...
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Lawmakers pass bill to ban advertising unhealthy foods

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Lawmakers in Rhode Island have passed legislation that will forbid advertising unhealthy foods in schools. The House of Representatives voted Thursday to pass the bill. The Senate has passed an...
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6 things to watch in the House Farm Bill, from food-stamp work requirements to school lunch

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