Senate Passes TPA Bill
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sat May 23, 2015 09:24 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agricultural groups praised the Senate for its Friday evening vote on a bill approving Trade Promotion Authority for President Barack Obama, and everyone from the president to the American Farm Bureau called on the House to follow suit quickly with its own legislation.

The Senate voted 62-37 on Friday evening to pass TPA, which would give the White House a better chance to reach a final agreement on the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership. The House will not take up the bill until it returns from its Memorial Day break.

Thirteen Democrats sided with 49 Republicans to back the ...

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