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What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?

What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?
Fred Hochberg (left), chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., and Power Technology Inc. VP William Burgess during an event in Alexander in April.

Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end up being only temporary.
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