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Michael Froman Urges Congress to Renew Trade Promotion Authority

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman has called on lawmakers to move forward with legislation intended to expand President President Obama’s authority to negotiate trade agreements, Politico reported Tuesday. Doug Palmer writes the push comes as the administration works to finalize a Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement by the end of the year. …

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Michael Froman Speaks on Fast Track, Upcoming Trade Talks

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman revealed that the Obama administration is ready to discuss with lawmakers a tool to fast track trade negotiations, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Vicki Needham writes there was a negotiating authority that allowed trade deals to move through without congressional amendment but this lapsed during …

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Senate Confirms Michael Froman As US Trade Representative

  Michael Froman, the White House’s international economic affairs adviser, was confirmed by the Senate Wednesday as the next U.S. trade representative, Reuters reported Wednesday. Ninety-three senators voted to confirm Froman and four voted in opposition, according to the report. Forman’s agenda will include trade talks with China, India and …

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