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Senate to Vote on Farm Subsidies

The Senate begins voting Tuesday on amendments to a new farm bill, which includes billions of dollars in subsidies for farmers and will set the country's agriculture policy for the next five years. Robert Reich, former labor secretary, and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) discuss why the federal government subsidizes farming.


George Naylor, Iowa farmer; president of the National Family Farm Coalition

Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary; professor of public policy, University of California, Berkeley

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee

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