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Seth McLaughlin, a reporter on the Politics Desk, can be reached at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @SethMcLaughlin1

Articles by Seth McLaughlin

Kelly Craft, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, speaks about NAFTA and Canada-US relations at an Empire Club meeting in Toronto on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Chris Donovan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Conservatives, liberals stake out NAFTA deals

As negotiations over NAFTA heat up, liberals and conservatives have begun outlining what they want to see President Trump include in the new deal he strikes with Mexico and Canada. Published April 5, 2018

President Trump had long been a critic of U.S. trade policy, and as president he's backed up his talk with action. (Associated Press)

Trump rewrites GOP playbook on trade

President Trump has rewritten the Washington playbook on trade politics, and many Republican Senate candidates are chasing after him, embracing get-tough approaches that would have been unthinkable for them just a few years ago. Published April 3, 2018

FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District celebrates with his supporters at his election night party in Canonsburg, Pa. A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections. This week cemented Democratic victories in two key battles: Republicans dropped talk of legal challenges to  Lamb's improbable victory in a special election in southwestern Pennsylvania and federal courts rejected two GOP lawsuits seeking to block a state court-drawn map of more competitive districts.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pennsylvania may become bluer after midterm election

Pennsylvania helped secure President Trump's victory in 2016, but two years later it could be the state that undercuts his presidency by helping deliver control of the House to Democrats. Published March 26, 2018