06/18/2016

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) holds her weekly press conference as the House begins a series of votes on the Obama Administration’s request for fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. A week earlier, Pelosi and a majority of Democrats were successful in blocking the trade bills, but Republicans pushed forward in their efforts to get legislation to President Obama’s desk. (The Hill)

06/12/2015

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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) departs the Capitol following a series of votes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Democrats voted en masse to derail a bill providing assistance to workers hurt by free trade in order to defeat legislation granting the Obama Administration fast-track authority to negotiate the TPP trade agreement. (The Hill)