Farm Bill Proves Politics Isn't Dead. Yet.

Almost everything in Washington has broken down. Except the food stamps for farm subsidies deal the House just passed.

After all the talk about how Congress can't do anything, Congress actually did something today: The House passed a Farm Bill. A real one (Brad Plumer describes the main provisions here), that comes out of an actual functioning conference committee, and will become law after the Senate votes for it and the president signs it. Just the way Congress is supposed to work!

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