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Sanders Loses Bid on TPP Language in Democratic Party Platform

During a sometimes combative meeting of the Democratic Party's platform committee, Bernie Sanders came away with a win on health care but failed to have language included that opposed a multinational trade pact. Supporters of presumptive party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama were able to beat back attempts to adopt language opposing the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact. The language would have been a major victory for Vermont...

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