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Business, Labor Advocates Spar Over 'Fast Track' for Pacific Trade

America’s top business advocate and its biggest labor boss sparred over proposed “fast track” legislation to facilitate the formation and approval of a mammoth 12-nation Pacific trading bloc. “Congress must approve TPA [Trade Promotion Authority],” said U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue, testifying Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee. “Nearly 40 million American jobs depend on trade. The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement would open the Asia-Pacific dynamic markets...

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