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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with reporters as Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Tx., right, listen, after a policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Senate vote moves Obama’s trade agenda to brink of enactment

President Barack Obama's long-pursued trade agenda took a giant step toward becoming…


FILE - In this June 12, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. leave meeting with House Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss the global trade talks. The president will meet with pro-trade Democrats from Senate and House, trying to salvage trade agenda. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama, leading Republicans mounting rescue effort on trade

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces…


AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPresident Barack Obama waves as he walks across the South Lawn to the White House from Marine One

Obama's trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the…