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US Senate OKs Obama's 'Fast-Track' Trade Authority

The Republican-led U.S. Senate handed President Barack Obama a major victory Friday night when it passed the Trade Promotion Authority bill. The lawmakers voted 62-37 in favor of the so-called “fast-track” trade bill. The president’s trade agenda faced opposition from some members of his Democratic Party who tried to block its passage. Afterward Obama called the bill "vital to expanding opportunities for the middle class, leveling the playing field for American workers, and...

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