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Donald Trump's meltdown, the debate over debates and Walmart moms face tough choice

August 12, 2016
Inside TIME Magazine's Trump cover story and why some independent voters think 2016 choice is "lesser of two evils."
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Trump blasts trade deals, departing from GOP orthodoxy

June 29, 2016
Jill Colvin, Lisa Lerer | AP
In a speech Tuesday, Donald Trump called for a new era of economic "Americanism."
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Obama Reasserts Hope for TPP Passage This Year

May 26, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama told a crowd of young Vietnamese entrepreneurs that he hopes to see a new 12-nation trade pact ratified this year. Mr. Obama, speaking during a question-and-answer session on the last day of his visit to Vietnam, said the Trans-Pacific Partnership will raise labor and environmental standards across Southeast Asia while giving the region an economic jolt.
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Obama Visits Asia Pacific Nations Awaiting Action On TPP Trade Deal

May 21, 2016
Susan Davis | NPR
President Obama heads to Japan and Vietnam, two nations waiting for the U.S. to act on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the long-stalled multilateral trade pact.
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With European trade deal unfinished, Obama to head to Germany in the spring

December 31, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama will head to Hanover, Germany in late April to attend a trade fair, the White House announced Wednesday, part of the administration's push to secure a European trade deal before he leaves office.
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Hillary Clinton comes out against Obama’s Pacific trade deal

October 8, 2015
Anne Gearan, David Nakamura | The Washington Post
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday that she opposes an expansive 12-nation Pacific Rim free-trade accord finalized by the Obama administration this week, breaking sharply with the president over a deal she had championed while serving as secretary of state.
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The insider Pacific trade deal is a tough sell in an outsider year

October 6, 2015
Christi Parsons, Michael Memoli | Los Angeles Times
In a political year distinguished by voter hunger for “outsiders,” the new Pacific trade agreement — the ultimate in insider deals — is shaping up to be a tough sell.
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is Reached

October 5, 2015
Jackie Calmes | The New York Times
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, a potentially precedent-setting model for global commerce and worker standards that would tie together 40 percent of the world’s economy, from Canada and Chile to Japan and Australia.
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