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2006-08-30 15:28:47

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate could vote next month on rival bills affecting trade and currency relations with China, a top U.S. senator said on Wednesday. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said he was prepared for the possibility Sen.

2006-07-27 14:53:34

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to require Peru to fully reopen its market to U.S. beef before a trade pact between the two countries would take effect.

2006-07-11 17:11:16

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An agreement is close on U.S. legislation to stabilize the system of employer-provided pensions, key lawmakers involved in the months-long negotiations said on Tuesday.

2006-06-07 15:13:03

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Short of votes needed in the U.S. Senate to permanently repeal inheritance taxes, key Republican and Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday that they were seeking a compromise that would permanently exempt all but the wealthiest estates from the tax.

2006-05-18 17:13:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee gave preliminary approval on Thursday to a free trade agreement with Oman, as the Bush administration sought to quell concerns about other Arab free trade partners.

2006-04-03 18:40:18

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should part ways with the European Union in world trade talks and focus most of its energy this year on bilateral free-trade deals, a top Republican lawmaker said on Monday.

2006-03-24 18:05:28

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee plan to introduce long-awaited China trade legislation on Tuesday -- a move that could siphon support from a controversial bill threatening China with tariffs.

2006-03-24 16:29:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee said they would introduce long-awaited China trade legislation on Tuesday, in a move aimed at siphoning support from a controversial bill threatening China with tariffs.

2006-03-22 11:43:57

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Rep

2006-03-21 18:00:35

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee are putting the finishing touches on a bill aimed at addressing trade irritants with China and plan to unveil it next week, a spokeswoman for one of the senators said on Tuesday.


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