Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Today’s Announcement on U.S.-Cuban Commercial Relations

President Barack Obama has just made a significant announcement pertaining to normalizing relations with Cuba. His comments come on the heels of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross, who spent five years in prison in Cuba, and the three … Continue reading

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The Midterm Elections and Trade Promotion Authority

There are 15 states in which the U.S. Senate races are being watched closely. Recent news reports are predicting that the Republican party, which already is the majority in the House, will become the majority in the Senate. (See Who … Continue reading

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit a Good Opportunity to Move African Free Trade Area Forward

About 50 African leaders are visiting Washington, D.C. starting today for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. This is the first time that a U.S. president will bring together a number of a African heads of states at a single conference. The … Continue reading

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Top Two Reasons Why Congress is Slow to Give President Obama Fast Track Authority

There is one thing that the majority of┬áRepublican congress members and President Obama agree on–renewal of fast track authority, also referred to as trade promotion authority. That same support has failed to come across the aisle from the majority of … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know About Fast Track/Trade Promotion Authority

During President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, three important highly debatable words were mentioned only once.

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