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  • ** FILE ** Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, before the House Budget Committee hearing on President Obama's fiscal 2014 federal budget.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

    Congress inaction could cost U.S. clout at IMF

    Though many legislators may not realize it, Congress failed to include in the massive spending deal approved last week funds to implement reforms sought for years by both Democratic and Republican presidents that would give China, India, Brazil and other large emerging nations a greater say in activities of the International Monetary Fund.


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