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2006-04-19 09:44:18

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House press secretary Scott McClellan announced his resignation on Wednesday and political adviser Karl Rove gave up his policy role in a shake-up of President George W. Bush's senior aides.

2006-04-19 09:11:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Karl Rove, one of President George W. Bush's most trusted political advisers, is giving up his policy role as part of a White House shake-up, administration officials said on Wednesday.

2006-03-31 17:07:40

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House counsel John Dean said on Friday that U.S. President George W. Bush's domestic spying program raised more concerns about abuse of power than the Watergate scandal that toppled his boss Richard Nixon.

2006-03-31 00:24:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House counsel John Dean, who helped push President Richard Nixon from office during the Watergate scandal three decades ago, heads to Capitol Hill on Friday to back an uphill attempt to censure President George W. Bush.

2006-03-28 13:06:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Persuading China to let its currency appreciate will not resolve the United States' problems with record trade deficits but it would improve strained relations, one of two U.S. lawmakers proposing tariffs on Chinese imports said on Tuesday.

2006-03-27 20:33:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators who have been pushing China to revalue its currency have scheduled a news conference for Tuesday, after they meet with U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow, to discuss their next steps. Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, and Sen.

2006-03-27 14:09:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A pair of senators just back from a trip to China said on Monday they hoped to talk with U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow before deciding whether to go ahead with a vote on their bill threatening to punish China if it does not revalue its yuan.

2006-03-27 08:07:34

CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham would be wise to postpone a vote on their bill to slap tariffs on China unless it lets the yuan rise faster, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Monday.

2006-03-27 05:47:09

CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham would be wise to postpone a vote on their bill to slap tariffs on China unless it lets the yuan rise faster, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Monday.

2006-03-24 18:55:00

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee announced on Friday it would hold a hearing next week on a call by a Democratic lawmaker to censure President George W. Bush for his domestic spy program.


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