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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd-R) speaks to reporters while flanked by (L-R), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) after attending the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans gathered at a luncheon to discuss various issues including todays Farm bill vote.
After two years of Congressional infighting, the U.S. farm bill finally passed both the House and the Senate. It now goes to the President for his signature.
To find out a little more on how California farmers might fare with this legislation, we reached out to Carolyn Lochhead, Washington correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle.