The new Democrat-controlled Congress has pushed the Bush Administration to consider linking labor protection agreements to free trade agreements with Panama, Colombia, and Peru. Such linkage was popular among Democrats during the 1990s, but largely and disappeared under Republican majorities during the Bush Administration. Such linkage, it seems, will be the price of renewed "Fast Track" authority (see entry for Sherrod Brown).
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