Bush Does More Slugging, Less Ducking, On Trade

When Carla A. Hills stopped by the office of Senator Bob Graham (D-Fla.) recently, the talk quickly turned to tomatoes. And oranges. And onions. By the time America's top trade negotiator bade Graham goodbye, she had promised to protect his state's citrus growers from a surge of juice concentrate from Mexico and farmers from the threat of cheap, pesticide-laden Mexican vegetables. "We will continue to fight ferociously" for U. S. trade interests, Hills promised a smiling Graham.

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