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Senate and House Pass Trade Package, President Obama Up Next

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After voting to advance fast-track legislation Wednesday and moving it to the president to sign, the Senate also passed the trade preferences bill and a workers’ aid program called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) in a voice vote without objection. And Thursday, in a 286-138 vote, the House moved the bill forward too.

Now both the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill and TAA await President Obama’s signature to be turned into law.

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