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By the time Air Force One touched down in Oregon on Thursday before a pro-trade pep rally at Nike Inc., Rep. Suzanne Bonamici already had gotten the full Barack Obama treatment.

The courtship included a hard-to-get invitation to a state dinner at the White House, extensive briefings from top administration officials, as well as lobbying by local businesses.

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