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Parties could break impasse on small-business lending bill

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Despite the perpetual stall in the Senate of a small-business lending and tax cut bill, there is still a sense among Democrats and Republicans that passing a measure is possible before leaving for the August recess.

The Senate has one week of work left before a long summer break and they’ve got a full agenda, including completion of the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan.

Democratic and Republican aides said Friday they were still trying to reach an accord, leaving the possibility that a bill could be ready this week.

Full story: Parties could break impasse on small-business lending bill – The Hill’s On The Money