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  GOP to block Commerce nominees until free trade agreements done
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Last EditedRP  Mar 15, 2011 12:21pm
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AuthorKelly O'Donnell
News DateTuesday, March 15, 2011 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRepublican senators have just announced that they will block the confirmation of a new Commerce Secretary - or any commerce related positions - until Democrats move on free trade agreements for Columbia and Panama.

Forty-four GOP senators signed on to a letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid Monday, vowing to hold up the nominations until "the President submits both agreements to Congress for approval and commits to signing implementing legislation into law."
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