Tea Party May Throw Kink Into GOP Trade Policies

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 7:59 PM EDT) -- In the past, a sweeping election win for Republicans reliably translated into wide support for free trade measures. That may not be the case after Tuesday's election results, lawyers say, because the Tea Party movement that powered the GOP to victory is largely an unknown commodity when it comes to trade and may be hostile to the traditional GOP agenda on the issue.

Congress has gotten relatively little done on the international trade front since President Barack Obama took office, but the Republican gains and divided...
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