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  • "Caterpillar is an American success story that produces iconic industrial machines," Levin said. "But it is also a member of the corporate profit-shifting club that has transferred billions of dollars offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes."

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  • FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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