President Obama says he'll work for passage of the free trade agreement in 2010: President Obama wants approval for South Korean trade agreement next year. (Sam Youngman, The Hill, Nov 18.):
Moving the deal next year would set off a bruising fight among Democrats during an election year. The party remains divided over trade, and the South Korean deal is one of three pacts signed by former President George W. Bush that have not been taken up by the Democratic-controlled Congress.