Our age of global supply chains and online commerce renders borders obsolete, the president writes. The solution isn't to isolate ourselves—it's to lead trade policy worldwide.
Why does the press not challenge the conventional wisdom that Clinton is untrustworthy?
Donald Trump offers a militaristic "America first" policy. Mike Pence is a hawk's hawk.
Politicians fearful of anti-globalization sentiment are turning against deals.
Sanders backers did prevail in an effort to add support for a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage to the party platform.
The lack of enthusiasm for considering the TPP deal in Congress is exceeded only by the president's unwillingness to break a sweat pitching its merits.
The details had been kept under wraps during the more than five years of negotiations.
Recent moves in the Republican-controlled House suggest a thaw.
Clinton's opposition to the deal reflects the Democratic Party's shift to the left and the changing politics of trade in both parties.
"I am afraid this deal appears to fall woefully short," said Republican Senator Orrin Hatch.
The sweeping deal could influence everything from the price of cheese to the cost of cancer treatments.
The fight for the almost-dead trade deal is not an easy one.
Despite last-minute lobbying, legislation needed to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership failed on Friday.
The short answer: a giant trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other nations. The long answer: We don't know.
The president's social media launch went smoothly enough.