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The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and coming up with a costly new formula to reimburse Medicare doctors -- Republicans and Democrats are teaming up on yet another divisive topic. On Thursday, leaders of the Senate Finance Committee and the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee announced a bipartisan plan to renew fast-track authority for trade bills, such as the forthcoming pact involving a dozen nations along the Pacific. In truth,...

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