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Top senators seek deal on rules for nominations

Senior senators are negotiating to reduce the 1,400 presidential appointments subject to time-consuming Senate confirmation, hoping to streamline a system that has... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2011

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Obama pitches open markets as key to jobs

President Barack Obama pitched freer trade as a prescription for U.S. job growth Saturday and said the nation must spare no effort to open markets abroad. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2011

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Hu urges closer U.S.-China ties

Chinese President Hu Jintao denied his country is a military threat despite its arms buildup and pressed the U.S. on Thursday for closer cooperation between the global... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2011

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U.S. lawmakers raise human rights concerns with Hu

U.S. lawmakers say they complained about human rights abuses in China as they met Thursday with President Hu Jintao, a day after the communist leader conceded that his... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2011

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Obama: $45B deals show China's rise can help US

President Barack Obama is looking to assure Americans that they should not fear China's economic rise, using Chinese President Hu Jintao's high-profile state visit to... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2011

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