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Rockntractor
05-13-2015, 08:09 PM
The trade deal was back on track Wednesday afternoon, just a day after hitting the skids in a Democratic filibuster, after leaders struck a bipartisan agreement to move forward.
Democratic senators lost their bid to have four trade-related bills combined into a single measure, but did secure the chance to have votes related to all four bills, giving them the platform they wanted.
“Democrats want a path forward on all four,” Minority Leader Harry Reid, the top Democrat, said.


Exactly a day earlier, Mr. Reid led his troops in filibustering, embarrassing President Obama, who has made trade his top domestic priority in his final years in office.


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