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House Democrats Continue Push Against Pending FTAs, TPA

June 15, 2007 at 5:00 AM
Several House Democrats this week expressed their opposition to the Peru, Panama, Colombia and Korea FTAs, as well as the renewal of the president's fast-track authority. The legislators also attacked the administration's overall trade policy and the new trade framework recently agreed upon by House Democratic leaders and the Bush Administration. In a series of floor speeches on June 11 led by Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Reps. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), Phil Hare (D-IL) and Betty Sutton (D-OH) criticized the pending...

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