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President Obama on Monday finally sent Congress long-delayed free-trade agreements with Panama, South Korea and Colombia, breaking a deadlock that extends back to the George W. Bush administration and setting up a showdown on Capitol Hill.
Barely an hour after President Obama on Monday publicly called on Congress to pass his jobs-stimulus bill, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor vowed it wouldn't be brought to the House floor as a package.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will lead a delegation of elected officials and business leaders on an economic-development trip to India in late November.
With federal debt piling up by the trillions and the "recovery" stuck in neutral, policymakers in Washington should focus on two overriding objectives: to shrink the public sector and grow the private sector. Trade legislation working its way through Congress offers an opportunity to advance both goals.
A top Samsung Electronics Co. executive says her company will take a more aggressive stance against its smartphone and tablet rival Apple Inc. in a global patent dispute.
A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless technologies.