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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.

Building A New Economy: What Obama's Next Big Speech Should Be

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Just as in his health care speech tonight, Obama must soon address the fundamental threat to our security that can no longer be ignored.

EU Warns Obama Over Stimulus

Times Online | Rory Watson, Brussels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The European Union warned the United States today that attempts to enshrine "Buy America" conditions in the country's economic rescue package could fu...

Sam Stein

Obama Going Negative? Mailer Hits Clinton On Trade

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's camp is sending out mailers in Pennsylvania directly taking on Sen. Hillary Clinton for her position on trade. The piece, which ...