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Watch This Democrat Make The Case For Why Obama's Trade Deal Is Awful

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

After President Barack Obama accused critics of his proposed trade deal of being wrong on the facts, one member of Congress released a lengthy video e...

Gandhi's Dream #1: Replace TPP with PPP

Dr. Behzad Mohit | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
Dr. Behzad Mohit

Have you heard? There is a massive "free trade" agreement being negotiated in secret without your knowledge or participation by your elected representatives.

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: The Obama Trade Deal Elizabeth Warren Hates Gets A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics

So that happened. This week we look at one Washington State community in which the battle for a $15 minimum wage has been won, discuss the latest deve...

Obama To Democratic Trade Critics: 'I Take That Personally'

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama fought back on Thursday against the biggest domestic obstacle to the Pacific trade pact he wants to conclude before...

After Getting Called Out, Elizabeth Warren Accuses Obama Of Deliberately Hiding Trade Details

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called on President Barack Obama to make details of the trade pact he is negotiating public a day after Obama said tha...

Obama: Elizabeth Warren Is Simply Wrong On TPP

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and others who are opposed to a new trade deal that he is negotiating on Tuesday, sa...

U.S. Lawmakers Closer On Fast Track Trade Deal Key To Asia Pact

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

(Adds new quotes, details on potential vote) By Krista Hughes WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are close ...

Nancy Pelosi Hopes To Push Obama Trade Agenda While Meeting Democratic Concerns

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA, Jan 28 (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to find a way to grant the Obama adminis...

Zach Carter

Republicans Defend Obama's Trade Pact While Pressing To Deregulate Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Tuesday offered to help President Barack Obama pass a sweeping trade package, while pressing for measures to dereg...

Australians Are Deeply Concerned About U.S. Proposals For The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

Hector Sharp | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Hector Sharp

The TTP is an issue hot on the lips of many in the health profession who are worried about its potential effects on their industry.

Zach Carter

Top Obama Official Admits He Hasn't Pursued This Democratic Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rift between the Obama administration and congressional Democrats over a major free trade pact has only deepened since the president...

Conservatives Oppose Fast Track, TPP: Poll

Curtis Ellis | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Curtis Ellis

Corporate media consistently characterize the opponents of Obama's trade agenda as "labor unions," but the fact is conservative voters loathe it as well.

A Critical Test of Leadership

Mack McLarty | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics
Mack McLarty

The warning signs are clear, but so is the path forward. Now is the time for a full-court press from the White House. President Obama should be clear about the imperative of TPA and make the strong case for trade as a catalyst for job growth.

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Touts Rare Alliance With Obama On Trade To Highlight Dem Division

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- House Republican leaders seized on the divide between President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats over trade on Thursday, one da...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid: 'I'm Against Fast Track'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) appears not to have been swayed by President Barack Obama's State of the Union appeal to Cong...

Jennifer Bendery

Progressives Brace For Disappointment Before State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressives will be up on their feet cheering at Tuesday night's State of the Union when President Barack Obama announces that he is ra...

Fast-Tracking the Future, TPP Style

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's food for thought: Fast-tracking could become the model for a new and profoundly subversive model of governance -- one in which elected government becomes little more than an afterthought to corporate-backed deal-making. It's not hard to imagine a dystopian future where this becomes the norm.

Lawmakers Urge Obama To Include Currency Rules In Trade Agreement

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of over half of the members of the U.S. House of Representative have signed a letter urging Presid...