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Trade bill fails procedural vote in Senate

The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote to support President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia.

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden said Tuesday that he will vote "no" in the procedural hurdle to grant the president Trade Promotion Authority—or so-called "fast-track" status for trade deals. The final vote saw 52 "yea" and 45 "nay" votes—shy of the 60 affirmatives required to pass the procedural hurdle.

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