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  • After decades, NFL decides to give up tax-exempt status story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-15 7:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - Every so often, in a bid to sound threatening, a member of Congress has vowed to revoke the NFL's tax-exempt status. Now Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will give it up voluntarily to "eliminate this distraction."

  • Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 8:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage later this spring.

  • DeLauro leads Connecticut rally against Pacific trade treaty 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 3:50 pm

    ANSONIA, Connecticut - Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who is leading opposition in the House against legislation giving President Barack Obama authority to negotiate a trade deal without changes by Congress, has led a protest in Connecticut.

  • Obama defends pursuit of sweeping trade pact story has photos
    Updated: Apr-17-15 5:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday defended his pursuit of a sweeping trade pact as good for American workers in a global economy, dismissing fierce opposition from his own party as a "ratification of the status quo."