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Steel Tariff Shift Politically Risky for Bush

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Steel Tariff Shift Politically Risky for Bush

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Steel Tariff Shift Politically Risky for Bush

Steel Tariff Shift Politically Risky for Bush

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President Bush's decision to end protective tariffs on imported steel Thursday helped stave off a pending trade war with Europe. The move has angered residents of steel-making states and their representatives in Congress. But the decision could also help Bush pick up support in key swing states whose industries use steel. NPR's David Welna reports.