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The Big Ask and a Hand Across the Aisle: How Obama’s SOTU Speech Helped Bring The U.S. Closer to a Trade Deal Breakthrough

A central truth in trade legislation is that nothing happens without a strong push by the president. There are few more contentious issues you face ...

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3 Dangers to the Economy Obama Should Tackle in Tonight's Speech

What if, instead of an occasion for partisan polemics and balcony shout-outs, the State of the Union consisted of a dispassionate assessment of where the ...

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Is a Major Trade Deal the Way for Obama to Secure His Legacy?

Last month President Barack Obama addressed his plans for expanding trade before a group of corporate leaders, complaining, “There’s a narrative there that makes for ...


Putin’s Eurasian Dream Is Over Before It Began

The Eurasian Union that came into effect on Jan. 1 isn’t a sign of Moscow’s growing regional influence. It’s a sign of its decline.

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Remembering Bill Frenzel

Remembering a Congressman.


Prince William Wants the World to Help Save the Rhinos

Prince William Comes to Washington to Rally the Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking.

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