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House votes to approve Fast Track

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve Fast Track trade authority today. The bill passed with a vote of 218-208. 

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Questions about the Fast Track vote?

Keep up the good work by thanking those in Congress who stood with working families on trade by voting no on both parts of the Fast Track bill.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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Final countdown to stop TPP: call today

We're flooding our representatives' phones today asking them to vote "No" on all trade bills. 

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Democratic flip-floppers let Senate start debating fast-track

Following arm-twisting from Obama, 10 Senate Democrats who had voted against debate on fast-track changed their positions.

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President’s push for trans-Pacific trade deal hard to fathom

Obama's attempt to hammer through a multination "trade" agreement with Pacific Ocean rim nations is hard to understand.

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House Dems side with labor on trade pact

"Labor rights are now government-to-government in trade pacts, while corporate rights get to go over the top of governments."

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Dem lawmakers: Slow down on Pacific trade bill

The lawmakers said the two pacts, especially the TPP, cover far more than trade.