Obama Spotlights Trade, Energy In SOTU Agenda

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 6:34 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama has used his State of the Union address to put trade and clean energy issues at the top of his legislative agenda, striking a bipartisan note that experts saw as a hopeful sign for accomplishing his goals in 2011.

Showing a new resolve to cooperate with Republicans in the wake of the midterm elections, Obama's speech Tuesday night included calls to both parties to work together to ratify pending free trade agreements, reform the corporate tax code, eliminate tax loopholes for energy companies...
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