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Murphy Seeks Change In Trade Bill To Boost Manufacturing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says federal trade legislation must include a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing. The Connecticut Democrat has offered an amendment to “fast track” legislation prohibiting federal agencies from waiving […]


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Senators: Military Should Buy US Athletic Shoes

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine have written a letter signed by 13 other senators asking the Department of Defense to buy only American-made athletic footwear for military personnel.