With nearly $100 billion in annual spending, farm bill passes House in spite of opposition

  • Article by: MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 29, 2014 - 2:35 PM

WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks, a nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill cleared the House on Wednesday despite strong opposition from conservatives who sought a bigger cut in food stamps.

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