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US Senate Revives Obama Trade Agenda

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to once again advance legislation facilitating the approval of two blockbuster trade pacts spanning the Atlantic and the Pacific. The procedural 60-37 vote revives President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, which had been dealt a severe blow when Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which is often called "fast track," stalled on Capitol Hill earlier this month. “This is a very big vote. It’s an important moment for the...

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