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Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Jan 24, 2014 06:46 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Administration Promotes New Trade Agreements to Nation's Mayors

The Obama administration has said on a number of occasions that it wants to increase the volume and value of U.S. exports, and now appears to be taking concrete political steps to achieve that goal. A key in this will be for the White House to convince skeptical members of Congress of the benefits that will accrue to the country as the result of a new, more liberal trade regime.

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