CPA Declares Partial Victory: Sen. McConnell Tells Obama not to Submit TPP

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2015 Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145, [email protected] Washington, DC- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced yesterday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should not be sent to Congress until after the 2016 elections. He emphasized that the deal would be defeated if it was sent to the floor spring or…

U.S. Middle Class is Now a Minority for the First Time Due to Trade Deals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2015 Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145, [email protected] Washington, DC- The Pew Research Center has released a report that shows how America’s middle class is no longer the majority. The middle class currently stands at 49.9% in comparison to 61% in 1971.  Modern trade agreements have caused this middle class decline. Income…