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Now Congress Is Fast-Tracking the TPP Fast Track

George Zornick @ The Nation - After months of backroom negotiations, key Congressional negotiators are finally ready to unveil legislation that would fast-track approval for the Trans-Pacfic Partnership. The bill would prohibit Congress from amending the trade deal, and would require a simple-majority vote for passage, but would in exchange set a variety of negotiating parameters.  Read more.

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