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The summer recess for Congress begins in August, but lawmakers still have immigration and the Highway Trust Fund on their plate, with no expected resolution of either. Democrats and Republicans have, however, managed to put together a Veteran Affairs bill that will be announced today.

NPR’s Ron Elving joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the week in politics, and what effect a long break may have on unresolved issues.


This segment aired on July 28, 2014.

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