WASHINGTON - Rural bankers, who put up $10 million seven years ago to help get Farmer Mac started, are hoping Congress will protect their investment.

The House Agriculture Committee is set to vote today on legislation to ease capital standards and other restrictions on the Federal Agriculture Mortgage Corp. - Farmer Mac.

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