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Senate Passes Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, DC (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- The long-awaited Farm Bill is now heading to the desk of President Obama.
The senate passed the bill this afternoon 68 to 32.
It will end direct payments to farmers, expand crop insurance and cut spending on food stamps for some Americans by 1%.
The change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP would reduce food stamp benefits.
President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law.