food aid en Farm Bill in Limbo <p>Congress has less than two weeks&nbsp; to act before the current farm bill expires.<br><br>Dozens of federal programs are included in the bill -- everything from&nbsp; crop insurance to food aid for the poor.<br><br>Spending on food aid is one of the reasons that House Republican leaders have refused&nbsp; to call the measure for a vote. U-S Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) is among&nbsp; many farm-state politicians of both parties who have been&nbsp; critical of that decision.<br> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:14:16 +0000 Rich Egger 21720 at Farm Bill in Limbo