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Russian trade, human rights bill heads to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Russian trade and human rights bill cleared Congress and headed for the President ‘s signature, opening new export opportunities for American business but antagonizing relations with Russia over its treatment of dissidents.


House passes bill normalizing Russian trade

WASHINGTON (AP) – Flashing some post-election bipartisanship, House Democrats and Republicans joined forces Friday in voting overwhelmingly to end Soviet-era trade restrictions so that American manufacturers and farmers can take advantage of Russia’s expanding and […]


Congress faces agenda of unfinished business

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress returns Tuesday to a crowded agenda of unfinished business overshadowed by the urgent need for President Barack Obama and lawmakers to avert the economic double hit of tax increases and automatic […]



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