WASHINGTON--House Democrats today came under renewedpressure--from the White House and House Republicans--to accept theSenate version of legislation extending the federal backstop onterrorism risk insurance.

It came as a spokesman for Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Housemajority leader, said proposed amendments to the Senate version ofthe legislation could come to the floor tomorrow.

The House bill amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision andExtension Act of 2007 as revised by the Senate Banking Committee inan October vote and approved unanimously by the full Senate Nov.16.

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