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2005-07-27 20:13:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush urged Republican holdouts in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to back a controversial free-trade agreement with Central America in the face of staunch Democratic opposition.

2005-07-27 17:36:57

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted 255-168 on Wednesday to give U.S. manufacturers a new defense against subsidized imports from China, but the bill faced an uncertain fate in the Senate. The U.S.

2005-07-27 10:10:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representative will approve a new free trade agreement with Central America late on Wednesday with the help of a few Democrats, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said.

2005-07-27 11:26:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush urged Republican hold outs on Wednesday to back a controversial free trade agreement with Central America, and party leaders predicted he would win but only after a tough fight for votes.

2005-07-27 10:11:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives will approve a new free trade agreement with Central America late on Wednesday with the help of a few Democrats, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said.

2005-07-26 16:50:03

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives blocked a Republican bill on Tuesday aimed at addressing trade concerns with China as a fight over a free trade agreement with Central America heated up.

2005-07-26 14:18:58

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives blocked a Republican bill on Tuesday aimed at boosting support for a free trade agreement with Central America by addressing trade concerns with China.

2005-07-25 16:57:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker said on Monday he expected to vote for a new free-trade pact with Central America after the Bush administration resolved three issues that some textile-state lawmakers feared could open the door to more imports from China. U.S.

2005-07-25 13:26:12

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Opponents of a controversial free trade agreement with Central America said on Monday they still see a chance of defeating the pact, despite Bush administration claims it is nearing final victory with a vote this week in the House of Representatives.

2005-07-22 13:58:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration has "a lot of work to do" to win approval of a controversial free-trade agreement with Central America but will succeed when the House of Representatives votes next week, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Friday.


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