Dean Baker: TPP proponents are arguing that the deal's rejection by Congress would jeopardize US ties with Asia.
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Steve Horn is a freelance investigative journalist, and a researcher and writer at DeSmogBlog.
Sarah Blaskey is a freelance journalist based in Madison, Wisconsin, and a former volunteer at the WORT Community Radio Station in Madison.