Obama Criticizes Bush's Competition Enforcement

Law360, New York (September 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. Presidential candidate Barack Obama has slammed the current administration's treatment of antitrust issues, saying President Bush may have the weakest record of antitrust enforcement of any administration in the last half-century.

Obama, the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois, was the only presidential candidate who responded when asked by the American Antitrust Institute, a nonprofit think tank, to express their views on competition. The organization released his statement Thursday.

“As president, I will direct my administration to reinvigorate antitrust enforcement. It will step up review of...
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