Key Democratic senator backs plan for trade legislation

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Posted: Jun 22, 2015 3:18 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Democratic U.S. senator on Monday backed a Republican plan to advance legislation key to a Pacific trade deal.

“The trade package currently before the Senate is a blueprint for trade done right,” said Senator Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee.

(Reporting by Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan; Editing by Eric Beech)