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TPP Is Making for Strange Political Bedfellows

Sahil Kapur and Ben Brody, Bloomberg

The Senate approved TPA by a vote of 62-37 on May 22. The House may vote as early as Friday, and it's unclear if the votes are there, given broad Democratic opposition and some conservative skepticism about giving Obama authority to fast-track the trade pact. The issue has long united populist factions on the left and right in opposition, and that same dynamic appears to be playing out in the White House race, with candidates in both parties on both sides of the issue. Here's where the 2016 presidential hopefuls stand.


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