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H.R.639 Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 14, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means - Trade

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    • Fair Currency Coalition

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Lawmakers Want 'Made in China' U.S. Olympic Uniforms Burned ... - July 17, 2012 by Sara Haimowitz - They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?

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      As noted by Sara Haimowitz on July 17, 2012, "They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?" (/url?q=http://www.tradereform.org/2012/07/lawmakers-want-made-in-china-u-s-olympic-uniforms-burned/&sa=U&ei=pPQMUOutK-7q2wXwsYHqDw&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFMp2PXYoEcR1G4hTzUFqaLEb7ViQ)
    • Lawmakers Want 'Made in China' U.S. Olympic Uniforms Burned ... - July 16, 2012 by Sara Haimowitz - They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?

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      As noted by Sara Haimowitz on July 16, 2012, "They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?" (/url?q=http://www.tradereform.org/2012/07/lawmakers-want-made-in-china-u-s-olympic-uniforms-burned/&sa=U&ei=qWYTULvPBqrn0QHVjIHoCA&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEFfwU-IV6nyRMo6S1Z9PoHid2_kA)
    • Lawmakers Want 'Made in China' U.S. Olympic Uniforms Burned ... - July 16, 2012 by Sara Haimowitz - They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?

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      As noted by Sara Haimowitz on July 16, 2012, "They complain about Chinese products and behind the scenes they have both blocked a solution – H.R. 639 – Reid in the 111th and Boehner now in the 112th Congress. Give me a break. How stupid do they think we are?" (/url?q=http://www.tradereform.org/2012/07/lawmakers-want-made-in-china-u-s-olympic-uniforms-burned/&sa=U&ei=KAUSUOaeF4rM9QTc9IH4Bg&ved=0CD8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFl8qEYbm8caEXVQScuTZ-9L_oZlg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Michele Nash-Hoff: "Lame Duck" Congress Should Pass These Two Important Bills - November 13, 2012 by The Huffington Post - ...from countries with undervalued currencies. The bill was approved by the Senate on October 11, 2011 by a vote of 63-35, but H.R.639, the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act, has not been brought up for a vote yet in the House of Representatives even thou

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      As noted by The Huffington Post on November 13, 2012, "...from countries with undervalued currencies. The bill was approved by the Senate on October 11, 2011 by a vote of 63-35, but H.R.639, the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act, has not been brought up for a vote yet in the House of Representatives even thou" (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michele-nashhoff/lame-duck-congress-should_b_2120497.html?utm_hp_ref=business)
    • The candidates keep slugging it out on China, but hypocrisy abounds. - October 15, 2012 by Health Care For All - ...peg, his real commitment on the issue remains in question. Currently, a majority of the House has co-sponsored a new bill, H.R.639, "The Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act," including 64 House Republican cosponsors. Frustratingly, House Speaker John Boe

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      As noted by Health Care For All on October 15, 2012, "...peg, his real commitment on the issue remains in question. Currently, a majority of the House has co-sponsored a new bill, H.R.639, "The Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act," including 64 House Republican cosponsors. Frustratingly, House Speaker John Boe" (http://www.ourfuture.org/blog-entry/2012104215/candidates-keep-slugging-it-out-china-hypocrisy-abounds)
    • The candidates keep slugging it out on China, but hypocrisy abounds. - October 15, 2012 by American Manufacturing - ...for Fair Trade Act," including 64 House Republican cosponsors. Frustratingly, House Speaker John Boehner has refused to let H.R.639 to come to the floor for a vote, though. Boehner's obstruction on the bill is extremely disappointing. But it becomes all

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      As noted by American Manufacturing on October 15, 2012, "...for Fair Trade Act," including 64 House Republican cosponsors. Frustratingly, House Speaker John Boehner has refused to let H.R.639 to come to the floor for a vote, though. Boehner's obstruction on the bill is extremely disappointing. But it becomes all" (http://americanmanufacturing.org/blog/candidates-keep-slugging-it-out-china-hypocrisy-abounds)
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