By Tim Leeds 

Baucus, Tester split vote again

 


Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., split with his senior colleague, his president, and his opponent in the 2012 election, Wednesday, voting against free trade agreements.

Tester voted against free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, all of which passed.

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., chair of the Senate Finance Committee that oversees trade, voted for the bill.

Tester, who split with Baucus Tuesday by voting against President Barack Obama's jobs bill, said he voted against the trade agreements because they won't create jobs.

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