Senate trade vote looms, but won't settle trade debate

| May 12, 2015

Senate trade vote looms, but won't settle trade debate

A much-anticipated Senate vote on trade will pack some suspense Tuesday, but it won’t be the final word, no matter how it turns out. Supporters of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda need 60 votes in the 100-member Senate merely to start a full-blown debate ...

May 11, 2015

Obama hits liberal left's Warren on trade as Senate readies debate

As the Senate prepares to debate his trade agenda, President Barack Obama is sharpening his criticism of a vocal opponent on the left. In a weekend interview with Yahoo Politics, the president said Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is factually wrong and politically ...

Obama says TPP will be a good thing for U.S. exporters

May 9, 2015

Obama says TPP will be a good thing for U.S. exporters

President Barack Obama pressed his case for a U.S.-led Pacific free trade pact on Friday, telling an event in Oregon that a deal will help American exporters to countries such as Japan by removing tariffs and simplifying customs. Obama made his pitch for sealing ...

May 9, 2015

U.S. says it's receptive to nuclear talks with North Korea

After three years of diplomatic deadlock, the Obama administration says it is open to holding preliminary talks with North Korea to probe its intentions and assess the prospects of ridding the country of nuclear weapons. A senior South Korean envoy traveled to Washington and ...