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Dan's doing a wonderful job live-blogging this debate, but I would understand if you get tired of just listening to him (lord knows we do in the office).
Luckily for us, some other folks are also covering the progression of the farm bill through the Senate. More Deliberate Every Day is covering the debate with regular farm bill round-ups. There is the ever-fresh Ethicurean that hardly lets a farm bill reform moment slip them by.
The Senate Ag Committee has reconvened and is considering more amendments to the 2007 Farm Bill, many from the pesky freshman of Pennsylvania, Senator Robert Casey. We're in general favor of those who stir it up a little, so good for him.