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Published: Monday, July 11, 2011
Source: The Wall Street Journal

President Barack Obama on Monday said he won't support a short-term deficit-cutting deal and continued to press for a more ambitious agreement involving taxes after a Sunday evening summit with congressional leaders failed to produce a deal. more»

Published: Sunday, July 10, 2011
Source: Reuters

President Barack Obama appears headed toward a fight with Republicans over a long-delayed trade deal with U.S. ally South Korea, even though both sides say they want it to pass Congress. more»

Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Source: National Journal

Sen. Orrin Hatch, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee confirmed Tuesday that lawmakers and the White House have landed a deal to renew Trade Adjustment Assistance and begin work on pending free trade agreements this week. more»

Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Source: The New York Times

The White House struck a deal with House Republicans Tuesday to reinstate benefits for workers who lose jobs to foreign competition, addressing a major obstacle to consideration of three free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. more»

Published: Monday, June 27, 2011

President Obama and key lawmakers plan to announce this week an agreement to revive trade-adjustment assistance for unemployed workers who have lost their jobs because of overseas trade, according to several sources. more»

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