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House Democrats Derail Obama’s Free-Trade Agenda

  • Cindy Saine

The U.S. House of Representatives has dealt a stunning blow to President Barack Obama’s free-trade agenda. A large number of Democrats defied their fellow Democratic president to defeat a critical part of a legislative package that would have provided assistance to American workers who might lose their jobs if a major Asia-Pacific trade agreement is forged. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports.

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