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Senate Passes Trade Promotion Authority

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The Republican-led U.S. Senate passed the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill Friday evening, giving President Obama’s trade agenda a major victory.

The lawmakers voted 62-37 in favor of the “fast-track” trade bill. The president’s trade agenda faced opposition from some members of his Democratic Party, who tried to block its passage.

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