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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Farm law writers ask tighter subsidy limits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House and Senate negotiators suggested on Tuesday the new U.S. farm law could deny “direct” payments to growers earning more than $750,000 a year, down sharply from earlier proposals in Congress.

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USTR defends handling of trade deals with Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab on Tuesday defended the White House’s decision to force a vote on a free trade pact with Colombia, even though it provoked a showdown with Congress that crippled a 34-year-old procedure used to win approval of trade deals.

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Obama scores easy win in North Carolina primary

Sen. Barack Obama racked up a convincing win in the North Carolina Democratic primary Tuesday, denying Hillary Rodham Clinton the “game changing” outcome she claimed was coming.

Networks declared Obama the winner seconds after North Carolina polls closed at 7:30 p.m.

Exit polls showed the win by Obama will be “substantial” and could restore to Obama the momentum he needs to capture the Democratic Presidential nomination.

In Indiana, Clinton leads Obama but the race was still to early to call at 7:30 p.m.

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