In case you missed it, the farm bill was defeated in the House of Representatives last week with a vote of 234 to 195.
With the election, Sandy and the fiscal cliff getting so much attention, it's easy to forget about the farm bill.
Political scientist Christine Barbour talks about food stamps, the recent demise of the farm bill and what she thinks the lack of a food conversation means.
After being voted down in the House, what will come of the food safety bill?
This week has been full of ebbs and flows if you have been following the important climate bill making its way through Congress.