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  • USEurope Trade Relations
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    U.S.-Europe Trade Relations

    President Bush announced that the European Community has cut its oil seed production in order to prevent a trade war with the United States. Earlier talks on a global free trade agreement had hit…

  • Bush Campaign Rally
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    Bush Campaign Rally

    Mr. Madigan talked about President Bush’s agriculture record and critisized the Democratic platform for neglecting American farmers. Governor Edgar rallied support for the president and…

  • Unveiling Portrait of Rep Robert Michel
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    Unveiling Portrait of Rep. Robert Michel

    President Bush and several members of Congress spoke in Statuary Hall beneath the statues of the founding fathers in a ceremony marking the unveiling of a portrait of the current House…

  • US Aid to Former Soviet Union
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    U.S. Aid to Former Soviet Union

    Following an announcement by President Bush about aid to the former Soviet Union, Secretary of State James Baker spoke to reporters about the Freedom Support Act and called the aid a matter…

  • 1992 NGA Winter Meeting
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    1992 NGA Winter Meeting

    Mr. Bush met with the National Governors' Association. He appealed to the governors to press Congress to adopt the president’s budget plan. After the president’s remarks the television lights were…

  • US Agriculture Issues
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    U.S. Agriculture Issues

    Edward Madigan, Secretary of Agriculture, spoke about the food needs of the Soviet Union and the extension of agricultural credit to the Soviets. He also commented on U.S. food programs…

  • Aid to the Soviet Union
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    Aid to the Soviet Union

    Secretary of Agriculture Edward Madigan held a news conference in the White House to announce the president’s approval of $1.5 billion in credit guarantees to see the Soviet Union through…

  • Soviet Agriculture
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    Soviet Agriculture

    Secretary of Agriculture Edward Madigan discussed the state of Soviet agriculture in remarks delivered to the National Press Club. Earlier, in a joint news conference with Soviet President…

  • Developments in American Agriculture
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    Developments in American Agriculture

    Secretary Madigan talked about the current goals of the Department. He stated that farmers were being over regulated by the federal government. H e explained the department’s interest in…

  • Trade and Agriculture Issues
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    Trade and Agriculture Issues

    President George H. W. Bush addressed an audience of members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, in the White House on U.S. agricultural trade and the North American Free…

  • North American Free Trade Agreement Part 1
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    North American Free Trade Agreement Part 1

    The House Agriculture Committee, Chaired Representative Kika de la Garza D-Texas, heard testimonies on how food production would be affected by the adoption of a North American Free Trade…

  • Legislative Solutions for the 1990s
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    Legislative Solutions for the 1990s

    The speakers laid out the top priority problems for counties throughout the United States. Counties are often the front line service providers for citizens, as they have to implement the…

  • Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing
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    Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee heard testimony on the confirmation of Edward Madigan to the position of Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. Rep. Madigan,…

  • Agriculture Secretary Announcement
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    Agriculture Secretary Announcement

    President Bush announced the nomination of Representative Madigan for the position of Secretary of Agriculture to reporters in the White House. He also responded to questions from reporters on the…

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2065, to improve tropical forest management, by a voice vote. The House passed H.R. 5932, to improve educational equity and excellence, by a voice vote. The House…

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  • Clean Air Act Conference
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    Clean Air Act Conference

    Conferees met to discuss provisions of the agreement reached on the Clean Air Act of 1990.

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 4000, known as the Civil Rights Act of 1990 to strengthen civil rights laws that ban employment discrimination. The House passed H.R. 5350 a short-term debt limit…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    In an unusual action, Speaker Foley made a strongly worded one-minute speech at the opening of the session to condemn the Irish Republican Army terrorist killing of Conservative British House of Commons member Ian Gow.…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5313, making appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense. During consideration, the House rejected the Penny amendment to have an…

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  • House Proceedings
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    House Proceedings

    The House sustained the President’s veto of H.R. 770, which would entitle employees to family and medical leave in certain cases. The House continued consideration of H.R. 3950, the “Food and…

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