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Senate Approves Energy Bill, Trade Deals

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Senate Approves Energy Bill, Trade Deals

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Senate Approves Energy Bill, Trade Deals

Senate Approves Energy Bill, Trade Deals

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The Senate votes 84-14 for a sweeping national energy policy. The plan calls for greater use of corn-based ethanol and billions of dollars in tax measures to spur energy development and conservation. The Senate also approves new trade deals with Chile and Singapore. Hear NPR's David Welna.