Obama Arrives On Capitol Hill For Last-minute Trade Push

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President Barack Obama made an unscheduled visit to Capitol Hill Friday morning ahead of critical votes on his trade agenda. Obama is meeting with House Democrats, according to a White House pool report. The House is scheduled to vote on a critical trade assistance bill later Friday. If the vote fails, the House won't take a separate vote on the "fast track" trade authority the president and many Republicans are seeking.

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