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Let coal die, but help coal workers

When West Virginians voted in Tuesday's presidential primary, their choices included Donald Trump, who promises to put coal miners back to work, and Hillary Clinton, who promises to put them out of business. It's not hard to see why Trump had a stronger claim on voters' sympathies.

Date: 05/15/2016 | Commentary


Trade can help workers more than it hurts

Of the many dangerous trends in the 2016 election, the revolt against free trade that has captured both parties could do the most long-term damage. That's because protectionism would undermine future growth of the U.S. economy and subvert America's role as global leader.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Opinion Columnists


House rejects Obama appeals, imperils trade bill

WASHINGTON — Led by union-backed Democrats, the House delivered a stinging blow to President Barack Obama on Friday and left his ambitious global trade agenda in serious doubt.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Nation & World




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