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Farm Bill Deal Would Limit Food-Stamp Cuts

House and Senate negotiators have reached a bipartisan agreement on the long-overdue U.S. farm bill that trims spending on food stamps for poor Americans by about 1 percent.

Senate Delays Vote on Jobless Bill

The U.S. Senate abruptly postponed until Tuesday a vote on a White House-backed bill to extend jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

Lawmakers Reach Tentative Deal on Budget

A bipartisan congressional budget deal announced Tuesday could end three years of impasse and fiscal instability that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.