House Democrats push for vote on China forex bill

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Posted: Oct 14, 2011 12:18 PM
House Democrats push for vote on China forex bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers on Friday vowed to keep pressing for a vote in the House of Representatives on China currency legislation now blocked by Republican leaders.

"I urge the Republican leadership to put the currency bill on the floor," a top Democratic leader, Representative Steny Hoyer, said.

(Reporting by Doug Palmer, Editing by Neil Stempleman)