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Trade Bill Clears Major Senate Hurdle

29 21.05.2015 Инфо

In a dramatic vote critical to the future of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, the Senate Thursday broke a bipartisan filibuster of legislation to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate new trade deals. The 62-38 vote preserves the possibility that the Senate can finish the trade bill before the Memorial Day recess, which would be a major boon to Obama and Republican leaders in the House and Senate.