After an embarrassing failure to pass its version of a farm bill, House Republicans will try again to pass a modified version of the legislation that splits it into two pieces. An emerging deal to ... more 
After an embarrassing failure to pass its version of a farm bill, House Republicans will try again to pass a modified version of the legislation that splits it into two pieces. An emerging deal to lower interest rates on student loans took shape, offering Democrats promises that interest rates would not reach 10 percent and giving Republicans a link between borrowing terms and the financial markets. House Speaker John Boehner says the vast majority of House Republicans believe they need to tackle the immigration-issue. But he says securing the borders must come first, and the House will take a step-by-step approach, not do a single big bill like the Senate. less 
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Thu, Jul 11, 2013 2:52 PM EDT