White House's Efforts Key To 'Fast-Track' Trade Bill

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 7:52 PM EST) -- With opposition from some in Congress and upcoming midterm elections raising questions about the prospects of legislation to give “fast-track” trade power to the president, the Obama administration will have to make a serious lobbying effort — and soon — to drum up enough support to get the provision passed, experts say.

Three congressional leaders on Thursday introduced a bill to renew trade promotion authority, often referred to as “fast-track” or TPA, which allows the executive branch to negotiate trade agreements while limiting legislators to a...
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