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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama specifically mentioned Michigan automakers as being helped by a Pacific Rim trade deal which was released in detail on Thursday, but at least one — Ford Motor Co. — complained it still doesn’t go far enough to address currency manipulation.
The debate over measures to reduce gun violence poses a cruel paradox. The most effective steps are politically unthinkable and likely unconstitutional.
"Never let the hand you hold, hold you down." These are words of empowerment for millions of survivors of domestic violence in America. The words could also apply to many members of Congress, who must let go of the hands of gun industry lobbyists. Their hands hold campaign contributions but they also hold down gun safety legislation.
Groups representing various sectors of the economy, government and environmentalists debated the future of Michigan's energy policy and what it could mean for business -- and residents.
"As I see it, Michigan is at a critical juncture for its energy future," said Ariana Gonzalez, an energy analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group.
DEARBORN — As conditions continue to worsen in Yemen, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D- Dearborn) has led a front in metro Detroit, along with local leaders and government officials, to address growing concerns from the Yemeni American community.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell and John Conyers were among a group of House members who sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday urging his administration to work with American allies to limit civilian casualties in Yemen and find a diplomatic solution to the conflict.
With just under three weeks to go before their monumental event, organizers today said a new Guinness World Record of people dressed as Rosie the Riveter, in one place, is within reach.
The biggest trade deal in history is about to become Washington’s biggest political football.
After nearly six years of grueling negotiations, details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership hammered out behind closed doors will soon be released to the world — straight into the neon glare of a presidential election campaign and a bitterly divided Congress.
WASHINGTON– The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) congressional conference report urged President Obama to work with international partners to protect non-combatants and assist in the evacuation of U.S. citizens and nationals from Yemen.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is worried that proposed rule of origin standards on autos in a Pacific trade deal will hurt the U.S. industry.