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Obama Wants US to Ratify Trade Deal That His Likely Successor Opposes

U.S. President Barack Obama wants Congress to approve the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal his administration has been negotiating for nearly his entire time in office.  The major candidates to replace him in January would rather not see that happen. "Right now, I'm president, and I'm for it," Obama said Tuesday during a joint news conference with the prime minister of Singapore. Obama made the case that the TPP would lower tariffs on U.S. goods...

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