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Momentum builds for reviving Export-Import Bank


WASHINGTON — Congressional backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank are close to reviving it four months after conservative foes ensured that its charter expired. The bank helps overseas buyers get financing to purchase U.S. exports, and a provision reauthorizing it was attached to a popular but unrelated highway measure that the House passed 363-64 on Thursday. The bank enjoys widespread ...

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US Rep. Nunnelee remembered as public servant, family man

TUPELO — The late U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee was a state senator for 15 years before being elected to Congress in 2010, but his greatest source of pride didn’t come from a political office. “The title I’m most proud of is ‘Dad,'” Nunnelee said in a video clip played at his funeral Monday. It was a speech he gave in ...

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UPDATED — Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi dies

JACKSON — U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, a fiscal and social conservative elected to Congress in a Republican wave of 2010, died. He was 56. Elizabeth Parks, the spokeswoman in Nunnelee’s congressional office, said he died at his home in Tupelo, Mississippi. Parks released a statement from Nunnelee’s family: “Congressman Alan Nunnelee has gone home to be with Jesus. He ...

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