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Political Maneuver Revives Export-Import Bank's Chances

Supporters of the beleaguered U.S. Export-Import Bank used an unusual parliamentary maneuver Friday to force a vote to revive the institution. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said it took unusual cooperation from both political parties to overcome a "wall of obstruction." The Ex-Im Bank helps U.S. companies obtain financing and sells them a type of business insurance to help them sell goods in foreign markets. A group of conservative Republicans campaigned to get rid of...

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