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November 19, 2007

Senate Vote - H.R. 2419: Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act

H.R. 2419: Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
To provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 3500 (Subst.) to H.R. 2419
Rejected 55-42

Republican Leader Sen. McConnell: Mr. President, this has been an interesting colloquy, but the parliamentary situation we are in is that unless the majority leader gives his consent, no amendments on my side will be allowed. That is an unacceptable way to go forward on a 1,600-page bill that we pass every 5 years. We will continue to talk.


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