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Himes splits with CT Dems to vote for trade bill again, and this time it counts

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Himes on Thursday was the only Connecticut lawmaker to vote for a bill that would give President Obama “fast track” authority to negotiate a trade pact with 11 other Pacific Rim nations. He had cast a similar vote last week, but this time it counted. Continue Reading →

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DeLauro breaks with Obama, big CT firms on Pacific trade deal

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro is on a collision course with President Obama and some of Connecticut’s largest companies over a proposed trade deal with 12 countries on the Pacific Rim that span from Chile to Japan. DeLauro, D-3rd District, has become a leading opponent of the president’s plans for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP.
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