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  • Broad coalition rallies to try and defeat Obama on trade deal

    WASHINGTON Twenty years ago, when President Bill Clinton was urging Congress to enact sweeping trade legislation over objections of important constituents in his own party, the face of the opposition were the middle-aged (and beyond) white, male leaders...
  • Rekha Basu: Progressives, like libertarians on right, forcing party to do some soul-searching

    Every presidential election cycle, the tension between moderate and evangelical conservative voters in the Republican Party becomes the subject of hand-wringing speculation: Could a moderate seeking the Republican nomination win in an early voting state...
  • McConnell sets trade promotion authority endgame in motion

    WASHINGTON After a series of dueling objections, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved Tuesday evening to limit debate on the Trade Promotion Authority bill that's a top priority for himself and President Barack Obama, but the endgame was far...
  • UN says will engage Israel on 'realistic options' for talks

    The United Nations' new Middle East envoy said Tuesday that he and the U.N. secretary-general will engage Israel's new government to explore "realistic options" for a return to talks with the Palestinians aimed at a two-state solution within a...
  • Clinton defends financial regs for big banks, dodges trade

    Hillary Rodham Clinton sharply criticized Republican efforts to revamp a 2010 financial regulation law as "cynical attempt to game the system for those at the top." But she continued to avoid taking a position on an Asia-Pacific trade pact that has...
  • Hillary Clinton vows help for small business

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa Hillary Clinton promised Tuesday to be "a small-business president" who would help by cutting bureaucracy and securing more loans. "I want to be a small-business president, a president who does make it easier to start and run a small...
  • White House looks to farmers to help close trade deal

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and top administration officials are counting on the nation's farmers to make noise on Capitol Hill, hoping it will win some votes in Congress for the president's embattled trade proposal. In an interview with McClatchy,...
  • After boosting trade pacts, Hillary Clinton gets millions from speeches to traders

    WASHINGTON Traveling the world as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton was a vocal booster of legislation to fast-track congressional action on global trade agreements. She also spoke in favor of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would lift barriers to...
  • Legislators pass bill that had been nixed over Islamic law

    The Idaho Legislature approved federally mandated child support rules Monday, undoing a rejection that had jeopardized U.S. involvement in an international treaty and threatened to collapse the state's payment system. The bill now goes to Gov. C.L....
  • North American free trade deal's benefits outweigh costs

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: The fate of America's most important free-trade agreement this century has become caught in a debate over its most important free-trade agreement of the last century. When opponents of...
  • The Latest: Idaho lawmakers approve child-support bill

    7:15 (MDT) The Idaho Legislature has approved child-support legislation that was previously rejected over concerns of federal overreach and Islamic law. The legislation is now headed to the Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's desk for his signature, where he's...