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'FTC: Truly Made In America' Doesn't Cut It

Be careful what conclusions you jump to when buying what you think is a Made in America gift. Looks can be deceiving. The Federal Trade Commission recently busted E.K. Ekcessories for slapping a “Truly Made in America” label that wasn't quite what it claimed.

Grassroots Leaders blast Fast Track: Defend the Constitution, Say No to Fast Track

In an op-ed appearing in the Washington Examiner, conservative grassroots leaders from across Texas slam President Obama's bid for more power and urge Congress to vote "NO!"

Country of Origin Labeling is Critical to Buying American and Must be Improved

Country of Origin (COOL) Labeling rules defined by the U. S. Department of Agriculture leave loopholes that mean consumers are not getting all the information they need to make informed buying decisions.  We need to make Country of Origin Labeling mandatory for all processed food, writes AJA board member Michele Nash-Hoff.

U.S.-China Trade Deficit Then And Now: How Low Can We Go?

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. At the American Jobs Alliance, we’d like to introduce you to Red Tuesday. With only 22 days until Christmas, we want to remind you that you can make a difference in narrowing our nation’s ridiculous trade deficits with China by buying as little cheap Chinese crap as possible for the holidays.

Made in USA Clothing Comes At Premium That Some Won't Pay

Fashion designer Nanette Lepore would like nothing more than to see her designs for J.C. Penney manufactured stateside but even a staunch supporter of New York City's garment sector can't control shoppers' appetite for inexpensive clothing produced overseas. 

Same Rhetoric, Different Administration: TPP Leak Proves

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman doesn’t mean a word he speaks about trade policy, according to former Reagan administration trade adviser Clyde Prestowitz. The latest leak of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact draft proves it.

U.S. Unilaterally Disarming in Trade War

While most politicians go out of their way to avoid the term “trade war,” the fact is the United States is currently engaged in just such a battle. Unfortunately, the U.S. is unilaterally disarming in this very real  trade war with China.

The Trans Pacific Partnership: Another disaster from a proven liar

Barack Obama told us 'if you like your health insurance you can keep it.' Now he wants us to trust him on something else - he is asking for fast track authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership. Consider that to be another version of “you have to pass this to see what is in it,” writes Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips. 

Congress Town Halls this week - say NO FAST TRACK POWER for Obama

Members of Congress are back home this week.  See where your member of Congress will be and let them know we don't want them to give President Obama 'fast track' power!  See the list of public events members will be holding in YOUR district. 

How Fast Track Works and Why It Must be Stopped

President Barack Obama will soon submit to Congress a draft bill that would set aside Regular Order and grant him Fast Track Trade Negotiating Authority, also called Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). It would give him vast new powers, and must be stopped, writes guest blogger Pat Choate.