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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., addresses an audience Tuesday during a Kiwanis Club meeting in Willmar. Peterson said he doesn't expect to see a new?Farm Bill caught up in election year politics, even if it isn't finished by August. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Rep. Peterson confident in passage of Farm Bill

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WILLMAR -- Debate on a new federal Farm Bill is likely to begin next week in the U.S. House.

Calling Congress "fairly dysfunctional" Tuesday in Willmar, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said, "I'm proud to say that the one part of Washington that's still working is the Agriculture Committee." The Senate is debating the Farm Bill this week.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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