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Dana Liebelson

Elizabeth Warren: I Haven't Spoken With Obama About His Secretive Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) hasn't spoken with President Barack Obama about his secretive Pacific Rim trade agreement despite the pa...

Samantha Lachman

McConnell Praises Obama's TPP Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Sunday that Congress' upper chamber would give President Barack Obama expedited authority to negot...

Zach Carter

Canada Just Threw A Grenade Into Elizabeth Warren's Trade Fight With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have been locked in a public feud over whether free trade agreements can be u...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Senator: Obama Was 'Disrespectful' To Elizabeth Warren In Trade Spat

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), a leading critic of President Barack Obama's trade agenda, accused the president on Tuesday of being "disre...

Warren Hits Back At Obama

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

(Adds senators' comments on Tuesday's vote on fast track) By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Senato...

Obama Pushes Back Against Trade Critics

AP | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama promotes trade, he likes to say that 95 percent of the world's markets are outside the nation's b...

Senate Sets First Vote On Fast-Track Trade Bill Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will begin debate next week on legislation granting President Barack Obama "fast-track" negotiating au...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats' Frustration With Obama Boils Over As Trade Bills Advance

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats' frustration with President Barack Obama's trade agenda bubbled over Thursday, with key opponents accusing their party's leade...

Laura Barron-Lopez

Harry Reid Says 'Hell No' To Giving Obama Fast-Track Trade Authority

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is saying “hell no” to a bipartisan deal reached last week that would grant President Barack Obama authorit...

HuffPost's DC Chief Responds To Obama's Warning Not To Read The Site

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.31.2015 | Media

President Obama told House Democrats on Thursday to avoid reading The Huffington Post, ironically just before his own blog went up on the site. While ...

Jason Linkins

So, That Happened: The Podcast Barack Obama Does Not Want You To Hear

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

So, that happened: This week, we learned that President Barack Obama is really upset with our coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. So...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Warn Obama They Don't Have His Back On Trade Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With President Barack Obama declaring on Tuesday his intentions to push for legislation giving him authority to move forward unilaterall...

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...

Obama Has Surprising Foes

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debates on lowering trade barriers can turn Congress upside down for Democratic presidents promoting such legislation. Business-mi...

Congress Wants Role In White House's Trade Push

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has embarked on an aggressive trade agenda that could lower barriers and increase U.S. exports to many of ...

Global Trade: The Fierce Urgency Of Today

Suresh Kumar | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Suresh Kumar

Government support for globally engaged American businesses is required now, not sometime in the future. The reality of our times is that all exporting countries are targeting the same faster-growing markets and an emerging middle class today, not in the future.

Congress Does Something, Sends Trade, Human Rights Bill To Obama

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Russian trade and human rights bill cleared Congress and headed for President Barack Obama's signature Thursday, opening new expo...

Zach Carter

Obama Trade Invitation Raises Fresh Suspicions About Secret Corporate Giveaway

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's administration on Monday formally invited Mexico to join controversial free trade negotiations known as the Tra...

What Are They Trying to Hide?

Michael Brune | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Odds are that you haven't heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. And even if you've heard of it, I'm willing to bet you don't know what might be in it.

Is Obama Getting Serious About Manufacturing? Maybe

Ian Fletcher | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business
Ian Fletcher

Let's take a look at a speech recently given by Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council. It's a good metric of whether the administration "gets it" on manufacturing, and gives a fairly clear picture of the evolution of its thinking.

Jeb Bush Leads Effort By Romney Campaign To Hit Obama On Trade

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the biggest voice Mitt Romney's campaign is deploying to prebut President Barack Obama's Friday afternoon speech in Ta...

Obama Putting New Pressure On China

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirtin...

Obama Unveils New Proposal

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

EVERETT, Wash. — President Barack Obama on Friday called for more steps to help U.S. companies compete overseas, standing in front of an enormou...

Just Campaigning

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Sen. Fritz Hollings

President Obama needs to get the country out of the Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya wars and get into the trade war. Appointing Jeffrey Immelt is just campaigning.

Obama's Trade Opportunity

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Linda Sanchez

The President has the opportunity to show the world that the U.S. is leading the charge when it comes to expanding trade fairly while guaranteeing well-being at home and abroad.