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Thirty One More Amendments

Update #4: We hear from our friends in Washington (yes we do have a few friends there, not many, but a few) that debate resumes at 9:00am Eastern.

Update #3: Kind amendment is defeated 309 to 117. And Farm Bill debate is done for the night. We'll back in the morning.

Kind Amendment Debate

Update #3: Kind amendment is defeated 309 to 117.

Update #2: Of course. They postponed the roll call vote on the Kind amendment. I guess other members won't be coming back to the floor anytime soon. It's possible we won't see any votes until tomorrow morning.

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream

Update #2: After surviving a motion to adjourn forced by Republicans trying to slow the debate down, the House is now voting on the "rule." It is a 15 minute vote.

Update: Farm Bill Girl is live-blogging the debate too over at DKos.

Rep. Hastings asked for additional debate time. Denied.

While We Wait

The House Leadership is seemingly in no hurry to get this Farm Bill debate underway. They continue to debate an appropriations bill for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and related agencies for FY 2008.