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House to Vote on Farm Bill Friday

Immigration issues threaten to interfere with legislation

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The House is scheduled to vote Friday on the $867 billion farm bill that, if passed, would help set agriculture policy for the next five years, says CNN.

But with a granular debate over the government's role in the sugar industry, advancing the bill has been no piece of cake.

Also complicating matters is a push by conservatives to get a vote on an unrelated issue: immigration. Members of the House Freedom Caucus have been threatening to withhold support for the farm bill unless they get their desired outcome on an immigration bill.

Read the full report here.

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