South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama hold a during a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House October 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama, Lee To Pitch Trade Deal At GM Orion Assembly Plant

President Obama brings his “free trade” message to Michigan Friday as he visits General Motors’ Orion assembly plant with South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011

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Senator Levin To Vote For Korea Free Trade Agreement

The Korea Free Trade Agreement with the United States could have a positive impact, says Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin, particularly if it opens up the Korean market to our automobiles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

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Obama Won’t Endorse Stabenow’s Trade Legislation

President Barack Obama says China has “gamed” the world’s trading system to its advantage, but he’s not ready to get behind a bill that would penalize Beijing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

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Stabenow Calls For Crackdown On Trade Manipulation

Unfair trade practices are costing U.S. jobs and Sen. Debbie Stabenow says her American Competitiveness Plan can level the playing field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011

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Snyder, Ficano Lead Delegation To Asia

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano are leading a delegation to Asia with stops in China, Japan and South Korea. And, they’re going during a global economic slowdown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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Gov. Snyder Prepares For Asian Trade Trip

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday his upcoming trade trip to China and other Asian nations may not result in immediate job announcements, but that the journey is important to lay the groundwork for future investments in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2011

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President Obama To Deliver Job Speech To Congress, Nation

President Barack Obama is expected to propose $300 billion in tax cuts and federal spending when he unveils his jobs agenda Thursday. Listen live beginning at 7 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2011

Obama Announces $10B In Trade Deals With India

President Barack Obama has announced $10 billion in trade deals with India that are expected to help pay for 54,000 U.S. jobs.  He’s also unveiling new export rules to make it easier for U.S. companies […]


Trial Delayed In Ford Secrets Case

Lawyers have been discussing a possible plea deal in a case involving a former Ford Motor Co. engineer charged with stealing trade secrets.