Congress Passes Free Trade Deals

Thursday, October 13, 2011

In a moment of bipartisanship, Congress passed three trade bills on Wednesday that had been embroiled in a political stalemate for years. The deals will promote foreign trade with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. Consensus on the matter supports the idea that both parties think free trade will help the country's ailing economy. The action comes one day after the Senate defeated President Obama's Jobs Bill.

Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, talks more about the rare moment of agreement on Capital Hill. Jennifer Steinhauer is a reporter for The New York Times.


Jennifer Steinhauer and Todd Zwillich

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Oct. 13 2011 06:15 PM

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