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  • Obama defends pursuit of sweeping trade pact

    President Barack Obama on Friday defended his pursuit of a sweeping trade pact as good for American workers in a global economy, dismissing fierce opposition from his own party as a "ratification of the status quo." The challenge for the Democratic...
  • Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code

    Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code
    Despite optimistic talk from Democrats and Republicans about overhauling the tax code, General Electric Co. recently showed that corporate executives aren't holding their breath for a bipartisan deal any time soon. GE said last week that as part of a...
  • 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...
  • Give Obama 'fast track' authority

    It's an Economics 101 lesson that bears repeating: Trade is good. The United States is the world's largest trading nation, supporting more than 11 million jobs. In Baltimore, we understand this as well as anyone — our port provides tangible proof....
  • The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

    The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
    What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and...
  • Senators said near deal to let Congress slow fast track on trade

    WASHINGTON A top Senate Republican agreed to a Democratic request to let Congress slow action on certain trade pacts, people familiar with the issue said, clearing the way for a bill making it easier for a president to enact trade deals. Senators Orrin...
  • 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...
  • Top US lawmakers strike deal to fast-track trade deals

    Top congressional lawmakers struck a long-sought, bipartisan agreement Thursday for the broadest trade policy pact in years, allowing President Barack Obama to negotiate trade accords for Congress' review and move forward with talks on a sweeping...
  • U.S. House passes state sales tax break; Obama veto threatened

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let taxpayers deduct state sales taxes on their federal tax returns, a victory for residents of Texas, Florida and other states that lack an income tax. The 272-152 vote would reinstate a tax break...
  • How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer

     How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer
    If Tax Day fills you with dread and anger, that's not irrational — at least not if you're poor or middle class. The United States tax code is so warped, so skewed in favor of the wealthy, that it is in effect hastening the arrival of the new...
  • Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare

    Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the...