Dem leaders struggle for votes to change Cuba policies

Swanson, Ian
August 2007
Hill;8/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 98, p12
The article reports on Democrat-led U.S. House of Representatives' tough stance on bills concerning relations with Cuba. Sixty-six House Democrats voted against a farm bill proposed by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel that would have made it easier for U.S. farmers to sell their goods to Cuba. The House also approved an amendment adding $36 million in funding for Cuban dissident groups, early this year.


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