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2006-05-26 14:48:14

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate voted unanimously on Friday to confirm Rob Portman as U.S. budget director, charging the former Republican House of Representatives member with keeping the $2.7 trillion federal budget under control. President George W.

2006-05-11 13:08:53

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rob Portman got a warm reception with both Republicans and Democrats praising him at a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday and he appeared to be headed for easy confirmation as the next U.S. budget director.

2006-04-18 17:33:50

By Doug Palmer and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush abruptly changed his chief trade negotiator on Tuesday, casting more doubt on troubled world trade talks just weeks before a major deadline that is already in danger of slipping.

2006-04-18 16:31:03

By Doug Palmer and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush abruptly changed his chief trade negotiator on Tuesday, casting more doubt on troubled world trade talks just weeks before a major deadline already in danger of slipping.

2006-04-18 08:59:59

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Tuesday nominated U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman as his choice to become White House budget director as part of a shake-up of his team.

2006-04-18 08:15:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Tuesday will nominate Trade Representative Rob Portman as his choice to become White House budget director, a senior administration official said. Bush will also nominate Portman's deputy, Susan Schwab, to become the next U.S.

2006-03-22 15:22:28

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants China to show "measurable progress" on piracy and other issues straining trade relations at a high-level meeting next month, the top U.S. trade official said on Wednesday. U.S.

2006-03-22 15:50:00

The government wants China to show "measurable progress" on piracy and other issues straining trade relations at a high-level meeting next month, the top U.S. trade official said on Wednesday.

2006-02-15 19:34:58

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could abandon world trade talks if other countries don't show more willingness to open their markets, U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman said on Wednesday.

2006-02-08 18:25:16

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers blamed the Bush administration on Wednesday for the skyrocketing U.S.


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