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View Resource Senate Backs Mexican Truck Rules

In another embarrassment to President Bush, the Senate voted 70-30 yesterday to end a Republican filibuster and support efforts to impose stricter safety standards on Mexican trucks driving across the United States. Granting Mexican trucking companies access to American roads has been a contentious issue since the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement. President Bush has stated that he wants to...