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1. The NAFTA debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot -- It's an obvious choice for me. It changed history. Bill Clinton called the next day to say that NAFTA never would have passed without that show. So all things considered, I chose this for its impact and importance -- it had the largest viewership in cable history at the time. So that's why it's my number one.

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U.S.-Mexico 'war on drugs' a failureupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 12:15:00

Last week during the day, some kids in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, were playing soccer in a park when a car slowed down, guys got out and executed a 13-year-old boy. And then they drove away, unmolested in a city with 11,000 army and police officers.

Mexico to U.S.: Allow cross-border truckingupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 22:27:00

Mexico asked the United States to move forward with creating a proposal to end a ban on cross-border trucking in violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Fortune: Tax-free Champagne, anyone?updated: Thu Oct 29 2009 14:17:00

Not even Franz Kafka could have dreamed this one up.

CNNMoney: U.S. companies eyeball higher Mexican taxesupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 14:03:00

Companies that have invested in Mexico could be affected if the Mexican congress approves a change that would put an end to tax benefits that allow businesses to consolidate their earnings and losses, in order to pay less taxes, said specialized foreign trade consultant firm IQOM. The changes proposed by the federal government are being analyzed by Congress and could be incompatible with expropriation rules under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that Mexico, Canada and the United States have had since 1994.

Hundreds rally in New York for immigrants' rightsupdated: Fri May 01 2009 22:55:00

Hundreds of people converged on New York's Union Square Friday for the May Day Immigration Rally, calling for workers' rights and a path to citizenship for the country's nearly 12 million undocumented immigrants.

Obama: Troops alone cannot win in Afghanistanupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 00:54:00

Diplomacy will play a bigger role in U.S. efforts in Afghanistan in future even as the Pentagon announced a significant troop increase, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in an interview on Canadian television.

Obama to walk trade tightrope in Ottawaupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 15:08:00

President Obama takes his first foreign trip Thursday, but domestic politics will loom large as he tackles the explosive issue of protectionism in a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the leader of the United States' largest trade partner.

McCain praises NAFTAupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 17:41:00

Sen. John McCain praised NAFTA during a speech in Canada Friday.

McCain speech on relationship between U.S. and Canadaupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 17:41:00

Thank you all very much. I appreciate the warm welcome to Ottawa, and the hospitality of the Economic Club of Toronto. The reputation of the Economic Club as a place for serious discussion of policy is well known in America, and I am honored by your invitation. There aren't any electoral votes to be won up here in the middle of a presidential election. But there are many shared interests that require our attention today, and many Canadians here I am proud to call friends.

Fortune: Obama: NAFTA not so bad after allupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 15:00:00

The general campaign is on, independent voters are up for grabs, and Barack Obama is toning down his populist rhetoric - at least when it comes to free trade.

Bush: Expand trade in Americasupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 23:19:00

In his weekly radio address, President Bush talks about the upcoming North American Leaders' Summit.

Bush makes case for free trade deal at summitupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 23:19:00

President Bush used a meeting with Mexican and Canadian leaders Monday to hammer Democrats who oppose a free trade deal between the U.S. and Colombia, saying that blocking the deal is "bad for American workers and bad for our security."

Time.com: US Talks Trade with Canada, Mexicoupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 08:00:00

President Bush, joining the conservative leaders of Canada and Mexico for one final time, is eager to expand a trading relationship that has been lucrative for the United States and both of its neighbors

Obama looks to Teamsters for Pennsylvania winupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 18:21:00

Sen. Barack Obama, trying for an upset in Pennsylvania's pivotal April 22 primary, is hoping the Teamsters Union can help him reel in the state's huge blue-collar vote.

Clinton, Obama talk economy, war on the stumpupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 00:11:00

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton traded shots Thursday over the former first lady's recently released White House schedule, while also tackling key campaign issues in states holding primaries in May.

Clinton hammers Obama on NAFTA before crucial primariesupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 01:36:00

Sen. Hillary Clinton Monday questioned her Democratic rival's commitment to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a charge that Sen. Barack Obama's camp called a "blatant distortion."

Clinton: Bush will leave a messupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 01:36:00

Sen. Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters in Ohio about how she will be ready on day one to tackle problems.

Time.com: Behind Obama's Union Comebackupdated: Mon Mar 03 2008 12:00:00

Organized labor has lately warmed to the Illinois Senator, and its help could be enough for him to eke out a victory in Ohio

Time.com: A Mexican Take on the Primary Race updated: Fri Feb 29 2008 14:00:00

With issues like immigration playing an important role in the US election, TV viewers south of the border are focusing intently on Obama, Clinton and McCain

Time.com: Parsing Web Junkies by Political Partyupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 13:00:00

Identifying political partisans by their take on the issues...or by their Web searches?

Clinton, Obama clash over campaign tactics in debateupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 08:12:00

Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama sparred with each other over negative campaigning, health care and free trade Tuesday, a week before key primaries in Texas and Ohio.

AC360: Dems spar againupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 11:34:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks with Gloria Borger and David Gergen about the latest spat between Obama and Clinton.

Clinton, Obama go at it over tradeupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 11:34:00

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton exchanged sharp words over trade as they campaigned before Ohio's crucial primary.

Clinton tells Obama: 'Shame on you'; Obama fires backupdated: Sat Feb 23 2008 21:11:00

A visibly angry Sen. Hillary Clinton lashed out Saturday at Sen. Barack Obama over campaign literature that she said he knows is "blatantly false," while Obama called her outburst "tactical."

Clinton to Obama: Shame on youupdated: Sat Feb 23 2008 21:11:00

An angry Sen. Hillary Clinton rips Democratic opponent Sen. Barack Obama over campaign mailings.

Mexican farmers protest NAFTAupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 05:49:00

Farmers gather to protest NAFTA in Mexico City, demanding the government renegotiate the deal. CNN's Harris Whitbeck reports.

Mexican farmers protest NAFTAupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 05:49:00

Hundreds of thousands of farmers clogged central Mexico City Thursday with their slow-moving tractors, protesting the entry of cheap imported corn from the United States and Canada.

I-Reporters weigh in on the Las Vegas debateupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 00:12:00

CNN hosted a Democratic debate Thursday evening on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. CNN.com users tuned in to see if Hillary Clinton would recover from the last Democratic debate and what questions, if any, would unravel the candidates this time.

Edwards on trade dealsupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 04:21:00

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