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  • Democrats' division on trade deal goes public

    Democrats' division on trade deal goes public
    Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top Democrats began feuding over President Barack Obama's trade initiative Tuesday as his bid for a major late-term win began tearing at the party's unity and threatened to expose old divisions ahead of the 2016...
  • Ghost of NAFTA haunts proposed Pacific Rim trade deal

     Ghost of NAFTA haunts proposed Pacific Rim trade deal
    As lawmakers gear up for a rancorous debate on a bill that would help President Obama secure a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, congressional Democrats and their allies are making the case that such an agreement would be disastrous for American jobs and...
  • Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost
    Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with...
  • Christie looks beyond North American trade pact

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says it's time to look into the "next generation" of North American free trade. The 2016 Republican presidential prospect stressed the importance of ties across North America when answering questions Tuesday at a conference...
  • Obama: Elizabeth Warren 'wrong' in opposing trade deal

    President Barack Obama says Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and some other Democrats are "wrong" in opposing his bid to secure a free trade agreement with Asia-Pacific nations. Obama says he would not be pursuing the trade deal if he didn't think...
  • Chris Christie looks beyond North American free trade pact

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says it's time to look into the "next generation" of North American free trade. "I do think that we need to take another look at (the North American Free Trade Agreement)," the 2016 Republican presidential prospect said...
  • Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel

    Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel
    Putting Israel's interests before America's is something you might expect from Republican politicians these days, especially in recent years as Democratic President Obama has clashed with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But you may not...
  • Fast-track makes sense

    Fast-track makes sense
    As U.S. negotiators try to wrap up a major trade deal with 11 other countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, they find themselves in a Catch-22: Their trading partners say they won't conclude a deal unless Congress agrees to approve or reject it promptly...
  • US-Japan fail to seal trade agreement before Abe's US trip

    TOKYO U.S. and Japanese officials failed to reach agreement in marathon bilateral trade talks in Tokyo, a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hopes of arriving for a summit in Washington next week with a pact in hand. U.S. Trade Representative...
  • Jewish settlements accused of using Palestinian child labor

    A leading international human rights group on Monday accused Jewish settlements in the West Bank of using Palestinian child labor in farming, calling it a violation of international law. Human Rights Watch said the settlement farms, most of them in the...
  • USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center

    USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center
    Last week top congressional Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on a bill to give President Obama more authority in negotiating trade agreements. Trade promotion authority is key to the president winning passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a...