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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:18 PM CDT

A trade hearing held by the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on trade broke no new ground, but Congress needs to have a constant conversation on trade if Trade Promotion Authority is going to get approved in this Congress.

Losses such as Eric Cantor's and the possible loss by Sen. Thad Cochran in a couple of weeks risk pulling Congress farther away from a legislative body that would adopt TPA in 2015 or 2016. I get the sense that after the mid-terms Congress will just be a glorified encampment of hot air, hostility and malaise in the two final years ...

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