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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, second from right, DFL-Minn., and others attend the signing Thursday by President Barack Obama of the Travel Promotion Act, which is to boost international tourism to the United States. Klobuchar is chairman of the subcommittee that first heard the bill, of which she is a co-sponsor. White House Photo

President Obama signs tourism bill

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President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a bill designed to boost international travel to the United States, something sourly lagging since 9/11.


The Travel Promotion Act moved through Congress with bipartisan support, said U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minn., chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees the U.S. tourism industry.

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