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11 Million Jobs Supported by Trade in the United States

Rep. Henry Cuellar | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Rep. Henry Cuellar

With May being World Trade Month, it is important to emphasize the role that international trade has on our economy. We have an opportunity to expand upon that economic productivity with the development of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

How A U.S. Student Became A Mexico Drug Kingpin

nytimes.com | JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. And ELISABETH MALKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Few people who knew Edgar Valdez Villarreal back when he was a square-jawed football star at United High School here would have pegged him as likely t...

U.S. Efforts Fail To Stem Flow Of Mexican Drug Money

washingtonpost.com | William Booth and Nick Miroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAREDO, TEX. - Stashing cash in spare tires, engine transmissions and truckloads of baby diapers, couriers for Mexican drug cartels are moving tens of...

Laredo: No Bookstore For City With A Quarter-Million People?

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LAREDO, Texas — The final chapter has been written for the lone bookstore on the streets of Laredo. With a population of nearly a quarter-milli...