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US Lawmaker Calls to Rename Street in Front of Chinese Embassy

U.S. Representative Jim McGovern, D-Massachusetts, is calling on his congressional colleagues to vote on a bill to rename the street address of China's embassy in Washington to 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza, after the imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate. The Senate in February unanimously passed a similar bill — introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a presidential candidate — but companion legislation in the House remains active. McGovern, who co-chairs the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission,...

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