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Business group launches six-figure ad blitz for Obama’s trade agenda

The business community is out with a six-figure television advertising campaign to support President Obama’s trade agenda.

The Trade Benefits America Coalition — which is backed by the Business Roundtable — will begin airing the ads on national cable networks and in targeted media markets across the country this week.

The ad buy comes as the AFL-CIO is ramping up its own advertising campaign opposing fast-track legislation and specifically targeting two Senate Democrats — Ron Wyden (Ore.) and Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado — who backed the bill in committee last week.

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