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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The fast track to prosperity

    Now may look like an unpromising moment for President Barack Obama to push to remove trade barriers and expand global commerce. The world economy is growing slowly, with Europe's stagnant and China's slowing. Republicans, who distrust Obama, control...
  • AFL-CIO: Where are Mikulski, Cardin, Hoyer, Harris and Delaney on fast track?

    AFL-CIO: Where are Mikulski, Cardin, Hoyer, Harris and Delaney on fast track?
    Recently, we heard that five members of Maryland's Congressional Delegation committed to stand with working families and vote no on pending fast track trade authority legislation ("Give Obama 'fast track' authority," April 17). The decision by Reps....
  • Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP

    Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP
    You know that old joke about how to tell when a politician is lying? Along those lines, here's how to tell when politicians are looking for a way to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership without looking like a protectionist or a captive of organized...
  • Wyden knows his challenge on trade: fellow Democrats

    WASHINGTON "Trade has never been for the faint-hearted," Sen. Ron Wyden said Friday morning, less than 24 hours after announcing a bipartisan agreement on legislation to promote trade deals. The Oregon Democrat is in the unenviable position of being...
  • Dear Hillary: When it comes to economy, act like Bill (mostly)

    Dear Hillary: When it comes to economy, act like Bill (mostly)
    Now that President-in-waiting Hillary Clinton has made it official, I would like to take the opportunity to offer some sound economic advice, which, if heeded, will help restore our nation's economic health to the level last scene when Mr. Clinton was the...
  • Toyota to spend $1 billion on new Corolla factory in Mexico

    Toyota to spend $1 billion on new Corolla factory in Mexico
    Toyota Motor Corp. plans to spend $1 billion to construct a new auto factory in central Mexico where it will build the Corolla sedan. Toyota is joining other automakers rushing to build cars in Mexico, where low labor costs and extensive free trade...
  • Where They Stand: Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

    With Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her candidacy Sunday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, a look at where she stands on some issues: ___ ECONOMY Clinton sees growing income inequality and wage stagnation as a major problem, and...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Trade is great or awful, take your pick

    Good news, folks. Expanded trade agreements help Americans in all 50 states. The government told us so, this week. No, wait. It turns out expanded trade is BAD in all 50 states. Or so says Public Citizen, a leading opponent of President Barack Obama's...
  • Kaine, commerce secretary talk Pacific trade with Va. businesses

    Kaine, commerce secretary talk Pacific trade with Va. businesses
    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker expressed optimism Monday that long negotiations over a new trade pact with Pacific Rim countries would take major steps forward this year. A measure granting President Barack Obama "fast...