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President Barack Obama announces his recommendations to work on free trade agreements and to step up trade promotion at a meeting of his export council, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Less than two months before congressional elections, and with the economy a top issue for voters, Obama is turning his attention to trade, highlighting his goal of doubling U.S. exports over five years to drive economic growth. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite
President Barack Obama announces his recommendations to work on free trade agreements and to step up trade promotion at a meeting of his export council, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Less than two months before congressional elections, and with the economy a top issue for voters, Obama is turning his attention to trade, highlighting his goal of doubling U.S. exports over five years to drive economic growth. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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