President Obama

Leaked: What’s in Obama’s trade deal

A recent draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal would give U.S. pharmaceutical firms unprecedented protections against competition from cheaper generic drugs, possibly transcending the patent protections in U.S. law. POLITICO has obtained a draft copy of TPP’s intellectual property chapter… Read More ›

Congress Stops Obamatrade

The House of Representatives voted Friday afternoon to approve fast-track authority for President Obama to negotiate far-reaching trade deals by the narrow margin of 219-to-211, but that proved to be just a symbolic vote. That’s because a key provision of the… Read More ›