February 16, 2012

$696,000 Sellout: Industry Group Showered Congress With Donations, Won Their Votes On Job-Killing Trade Deal

Last year, Congress passed three trade deals with foreign countries — South Korea, Panama, and Colombia. Although these deals were referred to in mainstream political debate as “free trade” agreements, the truth is that all three agreements protected certain industries over others rather than completely drop trade barriers.  The agreements, like past free trade pacts, also
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