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Senate Vote Keeps Export-Import Bank's Chances Alive

The U.S. Senate voted Sunday to advance legislation that would revive the federal Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired June 30 and was not renewed by Congress, with conservative Republicans pushing to shut down the bank for good. By a vote of 67-26, the Senate, in a rare Sunday session, limited debate on a measure that would add the reauthorization of the bank's charter to legislation dealing with federal highway spending. A vote to actually add the Ex-Im Bank wording to the...

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