Senate Okays Obama’s Trade Deal


harry reidBarack Obama won a key victory in the Senate this past weekend with the approval a bill that would help the president complete a comprehensive trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations.

Nearly 50 Republican Senators and more than 10 Democrats voted for the legislation, despite fierce opposition from unions, which had hoped for—and failed to get—an amendment to create strict regulation of global currency markets.

The bill, which would in effect fast-track trade deals, now heads to the House, where it faces significant opposition from Congressional liberals. Read more at The Washington Post.

{Andy Newscenter}


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