Obama Urges Sweeping Economic Efforts For Trade, Energy

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 11:54 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama offered a broad new economic plan in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, calling for a combination of legislative and executive efforts to boost American manufacturing and trade, stimulate domestic energy production, create a more equitable tax code, and prevent abuses in the financial sector.

In what could be his last of such addresses, Obama outlined a vision for what he called “an America built to last,” proposing new measures to help create jobs and urging Congress to end partisan gridlock so...
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