Obama’s Fast-Track Trade Bill Advances to Final Senate Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, exits the stage after speaking during the Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road to Majority" conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg

The U.S. Senate paved the way for a final vote Wednesday on legislation that would give President Barack Obama enhanced authority to complete free-trade deals including a landmark agreement with Pacific nations.

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