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Fast Track Trade

A Conflicted Liberal Explains How Obama Is Making Trade Deals So Hard To Support

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration did no favors for Rep. Earl Blumenauer last month when it decided Maylasia should no longer be considered amon...

Obama Scrambles For Votes On Fast-Track Trade Authority

The Hill | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

President Obama scrambled for votes Monday as Democratic support trickled in for his trade agenda, despite strong pressure from unions....

Michael McAuliff

McConnell Tries 'Trust Me' Strategy To Pass Obama Trade Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) moved Thursday evening to secure passage of President Barack Obama's trade agenda, employ...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Fast-Track Trade Do-Over

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The GOP-led House of Representatives started over on trade Thursday, passing a fresh bill to give President Barack Obama sweeping powers...

A New Era for Trade Diplomacy -- With a Climate Protection Twist

Carl Pope | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

That is one of the most important political events of the past several years. Investor oriented globalization faces by far its most serious challenge -- now its up to those of us who have been left out of trade diplomacy to come forward with better ideas.

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Trade Deals Show He's Out Of Touch With The Real World, Dem Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama backs a corporate trade agenda because he no longer lives in the real world, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) charged...

Fast Track Trade Bill Clears First Hurdle In House

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Legislation to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress cleared through a key committee on Thursday, but low Democ...

Michael McAuliff

Democrat Vows To Scuttle Obama's Fast-Track Trade Authority

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just before President Barack Obama pleaded with members of his party on Friday to support a bill to "fast track" his proposed trade agre...

Rather Than Jobs Creator, TPP is the Biggest Corporate Power Grab

Michele Swenson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).