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August 16, 2010 - by Hilary Worden

Schumer and Reid want to bring up China’s currency manipulation, Tom DeLay is cleared, and more in today’s Congress links.

  • Sen. Chuck Schumer [D-NY] says he and Sen. Harry Reid [D-NV] are “very interested” in bringing up the issue of currency manipulation by China. (The Hill)
  • After six years, the investigation of former Rep. Tom DeLay has ended with no charges. (Politco)
  • 2010 has seen a significant increase in ethics inquiries in Congress. (USA Today)
  • Grassley presses the Department of Housing and Urban Development for information on sex offenders living in federally subsidized housing. (Politico)
  • The Senate’s version of the food safety bill passed by the House over a year ago might pass. (The Atlantic)
  • The late Senator Stevens [R-AK] will be buried Wednesday. (The Hill)
  • Rep. Jackson Lee [D-TX] called on the Justice Department to help return Sajan Tamalshina from Nepal to face charges of killing three teenagers. (The Hill)

Today’s links by Hilary Worden, an OC Research Assistant. Photo of Sen. Schumer, right, courtesy of Daylife, an OC data partner.

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