Port-strike deadline looms over Obama

As talks stall, president urged to intervene

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:40 a.m.

President Barack Obama is facing pressure to block a strike that would gridlock eastern U.S. ports and risk damaging industries from retail to manufacturing.

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Business, Pages 21 on 12/28/2012


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