|When Congress returns to business this week, farmers will be out in force, rallying for a bill that lawmakers failed to pass before they recessed five weeks ago. That unfinished bit of business threatens to cut off aid to farmers across the nation. But lawmakers, fresh off their parties' conventions, appear to favor action on other bills that emphasize their political agendas over actual lawmaking.
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