Farm Bill Carries Veto-Proof Support

The 2007 Farm Bill has sufficient support in the House and Senate to pass in its current form, despite President Bush's veto of the bill last Wednesday. This month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2007 Farm Bill with a 318-106 vote, and the Senate followed by approving the bill 81-15, in both cases garnering sufficient majorities to override the presidential veto. The bill's

WASHINGTON — The 2007 Farm Bill has sufficient support in the House and Senate to pass in its current form, despite President Bush's veto of the bill last Wednesday.

This month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2007 Farm Bill with a 318-106 vote, and the Senate followed by approving the bill 81-15, in both cases garnering sufficient majorities to override the presidential veto.

The bill's critics, led by President Bush, have argued that the $300 billion piec

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