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MAY 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda As Fast Track Passes Senate

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's trade agenda suffered a setback Friday evening during a series of last-minute maneuvers in the Senate. While the upper chamber eventually passed a bill that would help Obama streamline a trade pact with 11 Pacific nations, the final product threw a wrench into the president's plans. The Senate approved a bill to "fast-track" trade agreements ...

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MAY 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's trade agenda suffered a setback Friday evening during a series of last-minute maneuvers in the Senate. While the upper chamber eventually passed a bill that would help Obama streamline a trade pact with 11 other Pacific nations, the final product threw a wrench into the president's plans. Late Friday, the Senate approved a bill to "fast-track" ...

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MAY 19, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Senator says Lew's opposition won't derail currency measure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman said on Tuesday that an attempt to include currency manipulation rules in a trade bill moving through Congress would not be derailed by negative comments about the measure from the Obama administration. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said he would recommend that President Barack Obama veto any trade bill that contained the currency ...

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MAY 13, 2015 - Investors Business Daily

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Rubio, Paul, Cruz atop conservative Senate ratings

The three Republican senators running for president came out in a virtual tie of their conservative bona fides, according to the latest annual ranking of Congress by the American Conservative Union.Marco Rubio and Rand Paul both earned a 96-rating out of 100, while Ted Cruz got a 100 score in the ratings closely-watched among conservatives. The rating gives the trio ...

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MAY 12, 2015 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Senate says 'no' to giving President Obama new foreign-trade powers

Democrat Sherrod Brown voted no and helped lead the opposition. Republican Rob Portman voted yes but was pushing for a key amendment.

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