US export-reform legislation progress:
This article was originally published in Clinica
US Congressional sponsors have been trying for months to move export-reform legislation - but Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) continues to worry about safeguards for importing countries. Senators Nancy Kassebaum (R-KS), Judd Gregg (R-NH) and Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) are now "trading suggestions" with Edward Kennedy, a Capitol Hill source says.
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