House GOP considers splitting farm bill into 2 after embarrassing defeat last month

  • Article by: MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 9:20 PM

WASHINGTON — A month after suffering an embarrassing defeat, House Republican leaders are considering a new strategy to try to win support for the massive, five-year farm bill: splitting it into two separate measures, one for farm programs and one for food stamps.

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