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US Democrats Rebuff Obama on Trade Deals

U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for completion of trade deals with Europe and Pacific-rim nations, but some of his staunchest opponents are Democrats normally aligned with him. In politically polarized Washington, Republican lawmakers in Congress often oppose the Democratic president's economic policies, with Democrats supporting him. But the opposite is true on the trade pacts Obama wants to complete this year. On Wednesday, several Democratic lawmakers rebuffed Obama's...

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