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Conference committee negotiators are getting closer to finalizing an outline of a farm bill deal. The bill has been stalled for months as House and Senate work out difference in competing bills. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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How The Midterms And Lame-Duck Session Are Pushing The Farm Bill To A Deal

House GOP-backed work rules for food assistance have been the biggest hurdle in finalizing the farm bill. And now, the impending Democratic takeover of the House next year has shifted leverage.

President Trump says the U.S. will remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia, despite the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, whose image was shown on a screen at a memorial earlier this month. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi Killing

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Conference committee negotiators are getting closer to finalizing an outline of a farm bill deal. The bill has been stalled for months as House and Senate work out difference in competing bills. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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How The Midterms And Lame-Duck Session Are Pushing The Farm Bill To A Deal

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