House Agriculture Committee members, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., left, speaks with Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, prior to th

 

              House Agriculture Committee members, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., left, speaks with Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, prior to th
House Agriculture Committee members, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., left, speaks with Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, prior to the start of the committee's hearing to consider proposals to the 2013 Farm Bill, including small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program in an effort to appease conservatives who say the food aid has become too expensive. At center is unidentified aide. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)