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House passes free-trade agreement in tight vote

After last-minute lobbying, Bush gets a CAFTA win

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / July 28, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush eked out a hard-fought victory early this morning on his top trade priority, with the House of Representatives narrowly approving a free-trade agreement with Central American countries. The measure was widely viewed as a referendum on the Bush administration's trade policies. (Full article: 1026 words)

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