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  • The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.

    The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.
    President Obama is asking Congress to grant him trade promotion authority, the ability to "fast track" two massive trade deals with Europe and Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. This would allow him to pass those deals just as his negotiators will soon deliver them.
  • Delaware delegation praises challenge to trade restrictions

    Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are applauding the Obama administration's challenge to Indonesia's restrictions on agricultural imports. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman has asked the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute...

    US files case against Indonesia for barriers to farm imports

    The United States is escalating a food fight with Indonesia, charging that the Southeast Asian country violates world trade rules by blocking imports of fruit, produce and meat. U.S. trade and agriculture officials announced Wednesday that the U.S. is...

    Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates launch anti-tobacco legal fund

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry. The newly created Anti-Tobacco Trade...

    Spain's post-Franco elite under attack from new political order

    MADRID �� Pablo Iglesias was a foreign exchange student in Italy when reports of the 1999 protest riots at the World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle inspired him to switch to political science from law. Today, leading Spain's most...