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Published: Monday, May 16, 2011
Source: The New York Times

The Obama administration said on Monday that it would not seek Congressional approval of free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea until Republicans agree to expand assistance for American workers who might lose jobs as a result. more»

Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Source: The Wall Street Journal

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) said that all deductions--including federal subsidies paid to the largest oil companies--should be on the table as part of a drive to overhaul the corporate tax code. more»

Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Source: Reuters

A top senator said on Wednesday he expected Congress to soon pass a free trade agreement with Colombia despite the continued strong opposition of the largest U.S. labor group. more»

Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Source: The Washington Post

The United States and China on Tuesday pledged to deepen their cooperation on economic and military matters, setting aside a year of tension over issues such as arms sales to Taiwan and the value of China’s currency with what officials referred to as a “milestone” agreement. more»

Published: Monday, May 9, 2011
Source: Associated Press

America’s massive trade deficit with China, currency rates and human rights concerns will all be on the agenda when top officials from the United States and China sit down for high-level talks this week. more»

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