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"The 6-3 decision is strong validation of the constitutionality of the law," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said
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"I am a bit disappointed that the White House isn’t demanding more, like a highway bill for example, or legislation that
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For McConnell, that meant he had to find a way to keep the backing of 14 Democrats who voted last month for fast-track authority
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Is there a certain synchronicity at work with Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush staging their big formal campaign openings just as Jurassic World oddly enjoys the biggest opening weekend of all time with its recycled plot (albeit with new bells and whistles) about the dangerous majesty of rampaging dinosaurs? It has to be.
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Nancy Pelosi at least stalled President Obama's push for fast-track trade authority, delivering a speech that swayed most Democrats.
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"TAA should not be a bargaining chip to get a deeply flawed TPA across the finish line," said Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), the
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"Those primaries could happen next year or they could happen in election cycles to come, but, make no mistake, today's vote
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"We are out seeing the real world. We're in our districts," Sherman said. "We don't live in a cloister where the only people
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"If secrecy is a concern, TPA is the solution," Buck said. "For the first time, it will ensure a trade agreement is public
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"The TPA bill is the only way Congress can effectively assert its priorities in our ongoing trade negotiations," Hatch said
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Democrats have pushed back on that, though, with Warren releasing a report this week that details the same sorts of promises
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The Senate voted to open debate on trade promotion authority last week. The issue is shaping up to be the most significant
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President Obama told House Democrats on Thursday to avoid reading The Huffington Post, ironically just before his own blog
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PHILADELPHIA, Jan 28 (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to find a way
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The administration says the trade deal will boost U.S. exports in the fast-growing Pacific basin where the United States faces growing economic competition from China. The TPP is part of Obama's strategy to contain China's economic and strategic prowess. Fine. But the deal will also allow American corporations to outsource even more jobs abroad. In other words, the TPP is a Trojan horse in a global race to the bottom, giving big corporations and Wall Street banks a way to eliminate any and all laws and regulations that get in the way of their profits.
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Many people focus on exports because they mistakenly focus on visible jobs. When an export industry grows, we can easily see the jobs created and the people who work in them.
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The warning signs are clear, but so is the path forward. Now is the time for a full-court press from the White House. President Obama should be clear about the imperative of TPA and make the strong case for trade as a catalyst for job growth.
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Pelosi's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Progressives need to keep Reid out of that dangerous
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The president spoke this weekend at the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Hawaii. Obama said his