State of the Union draws mixed response

Jan 25, 2012 | 03:30 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Obama, State of the Union, Tom Danjczek, Leo Gerard, Jay Timmons, USW, trade, anti-dumping subsidies

MONTERREY, Mexico — Steel and manufacturing advocates celebrated President Obama’s focus on manufacturing and fair trade during his third State of the Union address, though some warned that more details still need to be provided.

During Tuesday night’s speech in front of a joint session of Congress, the president highlighted the importance of keeping manufacturing jobs in the United States, arguing that automakers like Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC have not only rebounded from the recession, but are now leading growth in the country.....

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