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July 16, 2004
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A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers urged the Justice Department to expedite resolution in the Hungarian Gold Train case. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) and 26 other lawmakers sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney General John Ashcroft saying delays are not helpful to the Holocaust survivors and their heirs whose possessions were seized by U.S. forces in May 1945 during the capture of a 24-car train that held Hungarian Jews.

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