Congress Approves Long-Stalled Trade Deals

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Congress has approved a long-delayed, so-called "free trade" pact with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. The deals had been stalled in part due to objections from labor groups over the effect on U.S. workers, as well as Colombia’s record on the killings of union activists. In the Senate, Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio criticized the agreements.

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