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News Roundup | June 20, 2012

Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:

CNN examines Congress’s workload, concluding the body is getting less work done this session even though it has been in session the same amount of time as other sessions.

Politico says the Senate is making progress on the farm bill reauthorization.

The Hill reports there are renewed efforts to reach a deal on the highway reauthorization bill. Roll Call has more on negotiations.

Politico looks at what to expect after the Supreme Court rules in the next week or two on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law.

Politico says the U.S. Treasury Department is pleased with Europe’s proposed response to its economic crisis. However, The New York Times says Europe has made little progress solving its debt problems.

On the opinion pages: The Wall Street Journal says lawmakers have refused “modest” changes to the food stamp program.

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