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Ex-Im Bank's Future Depends on Senate After House Vote

  • House-passed bill goes to Senate where McConnell opposes it
  • Boeing and General Electric among Ex-Im's top beneficiaries
The U.S. Capitol is seen on Nov. 19, 2011, in Washington.

The U.S. Capitol is seen on Nov. 19, 2011, in Washington.

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The House voted to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank in a bipartisan effort that sends the measure to the Senate, where it faces opposition from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

The 313-118 House vote Tuesday would extend the bank’s charter through September 2019, allowing it to resume financing companies’ overseas sales.