Congress Pushes White House Over Russia's WTO Bid

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of congressional leaders on Saturday urged the Obama administration to insist that Russia create a level playing field for U.S. businesses and workers in negotiations over the country's bid to finally join the World Trade Organization.

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and ranking member Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, along with House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and ranking member Sander Levin, D-Mich., sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on Saturday expressing concerns about Russia's stance on intellectual...
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