August 2nd, 2012
09:10 PM ET
2 years ago

No drought aid for farmers, ranchers as Congress breaks for summer

Washington (CNN) – Congress adjourned for the summer on Thursday without passing a relief package for farmers and ranchers suffering through the most widespread drought since the 1930s.

The only thing the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and the Democratic-controlled Senate have agreed on is that they'll take the issue up again after Labor Day.

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