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House Panel Approves CAFTA Measure

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House Panel Approves CAFTA Measure

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House Panel Approves CAFTA Measure

House Panel Approves CAFTA Measure

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The House Ways and Means Committee approves legislation to implement the Central American Free Trade Agreement. The full Senate is likely to support the measure. But CAFTA may lack sufficient backing in the full House to reach the Senate. The House will debate the issue after the Fourth of July break.