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SPEAKER’S RACE

Kansas Republican Mike Pompeo, who sponsored legislation to block states from mandating the labeling of biotech foods, is considering a race for House speaker should Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan decline.

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SPEAKER DECISION

House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan was under heavy pressure from colleagues to run for speaker as Republicans prepared to break for a week-long recess with no other obvious option. However, Agri-Pulse reports House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, is among several other Republicans who are considering the post. 

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