Peterson says committee overstepped its bounds with the ag funding bill

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democrat Collin Peterson is protesting several provisions of a major agriculture spending bill, saying the committee in charge of the bill overstepped its authority when crafting the legislation.

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  1. Submitted by David Greene on 06/15/2011 - 11:35 am.

    Collin Peterson, you reap what you sow. You’ve made your bed with Republicans for a long time and now you’re upset that once in power, they ignore you. What did you think was going to happen?

  2. Submitted by Bernice Vetsch on 06/15/2011 - 03:57 pm.

    Which doesn’t change the fact that the current Republicans in Congress are happy to steamroll over any such piffling stuff as rules to get their damaging stuff enacted into law.

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