A Look Ahead at Some of the Biggest Stories to Come in 2012 -- PICTURES
Updated: June 21, 2012 | 4:49 p.m.
June 19, 2012 | 6:00 a.m.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this gallery misidentified which chamber had passed the farm bill. The Senate had passed its version of the bill.
Although a number of major stories have already happened so far in 2012, the year is only half over. Here some of the biggest stories that will develop in the coming weeks and months: