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Senate GOP Sees Customs Bill Passage Soon; Durbin Says Problems Persist

January 13, 2016 at 6:08 PM
Senior members of the Senate Republican leadership said Tuesday (Jan. 12) they believe the Senate can act soon to pass the pending compromise customs bill approved in the House last December, even as a top Senate Democrat threatened to try and derail the legislation. Sen. John Thune (R-SD), the Republican conference chair and a member of the Senate Finance Committee, told reporters that the conference report of the customs bill will likely be brought up and approved this month. He...

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