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The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

A deal to double patrol agents and bolster fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border is drawing more supporters to an immigration reform bill likely to come up for a vote in the Senate next week. But will it survive the House?

And for a third year in a row, lawmakers there couldn't agree on a farm bill that expands some subsidies for farmers but cuts food aid to the needy.

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This segment aired on June 21, 2013.

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