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2006-03-03 15:07:33

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.

2006-02-16 17:49:59

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. senator said on Thursday he was crafting a bipartisan bill aimed at ensuring that China lives up to its international trade commitments.

2006-02-03 18:41:38

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley could offer legislation this year to address growing trade concerns with China, an aide to the senator said on Friday. "At this time, Sen. Grassley is evaluating ...

2006-01-11 19:59:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate investigators interviewed two former executives of pharmaceutical testing company SFBC International Inc. on Wednesday as part of a probe into allegations of unethical treatment of human test subjects, the head of the Senate Finance Committee said. Sen.

2006-01-10 04:40:00

China's currency exchange controls and trade surplus are fanning so much ire in Washington that Congress may pass legislation threatening to punish Beijing, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday.

2006-01-06 18:22:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker called for an investigation into Medicare travel expenses on Friday after documents showed some employees attended conferences hosted by contractors at a Florida resort.

2005-11-18 09:57:33

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted early on Friday to kill a 5-year-old trade program that has paid U.S. companies more than $1 billion and been declared illegal by the World Trade Organization.

2005-11-08 14:20:00

President George W. Bush's failure to win support for individual Social Security investment accounts means the U.S. Congress is unlikely to address the retirement program's long-term financial problems before 2009, a senior senator said on Tuesday.

2005-10-25 18:12:04

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved $10 billion in Medicaid and Medicare savings as part of a broader effort by congressional Republicans to trim spending and approve additional tax cuts.

2005-10-24 18:54:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee will vote this week on legislation repealing a 5-year-old trade law that has paid U.S. companies more than $1 billion and been declared illegal by the World Trade Organization, congressional aides said on Monday.

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