The Week in Review:

The Senate voted Wednesday to back a new Environmental Protection Agency rule to cut the sickening levels of mercury pollution now spewed from coal-fired power plants. On Thursday, senators passed a sweeping new farm bill, but said no to an amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders to let states require labels on genetically modified food. Community health centers were in the news. A new round of grants was announced on Wednesday to operate 219 new centers, part of a dramatic expansion of affordable primary health care authorized by a Sanders provision in the Affordable Care Act. On Friday, Sen. Sanders talked with the audience of the Thom Hartmann about the farm bill which passed this week in the senate. 

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