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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Obama trade policy
expected to focus
on home front
By Doug Palmer - Analysis
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Barack Obama is expected to make preserving jobs and restoring U.S. economic health the focus of his trade policy after promising to get tough on China and renegotiate trade pacts.
"Starting at home will be the key to unlocking any forward movement on the trade agenda," said Thea Lee, policy director of the 10.5-million member AFL-CIO labor federation, which made a big push to put Obama in the White House.Readon..

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