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House Passes Farm Bill, Senate To Vote Next Week

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The vote is in.

Right now, the Farm Bill is on it's way to the Senate.

The House passed the $1 trillion bill about Wednesday morning.

It cuts food stamps.

It includes an end to expensive subsidies for farmers.

It also expands crop insurance programs backed by the government.

Lawmakers believe the bill is long overdue.

The senate will now vote on it.

That could happen early next week.

President Obama is expected to sign it when it gets to his desk.

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