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US Capitol Capsule: Calls grow for strong IP in TPP, as political battles mount

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While the contrasts between the Obama and Romney Medicare plans are destined to remain atop the issues in the race for the White House, there's a push to get the debate back on track for big ideas to drive economic growth, with some fearing efforts to seal the deal for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could become a casualty of the deepening polarized political climate – in the US and abroad (scripintelligence, 13 August 2012).

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