Senate's Frist says class-action bill should pass


WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - A bill to curb class-action lawsuits has the votes to pass when it comes to the Senate floor next month, Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Friday. The bill, long desired by the U.S. corporate community but opposed by trial lawyers and consumer groups, is scheduled to come up for debate when the Senate returns from a recess on July 6, Frist, a Tennessee Republican, said. "It should pass," he told reporters in his office. "It can be stopped by the minority ...

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