Obama focus shifts toward Asia-Pacific

Trip to region called a rebalancing

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 5:29 a.m.

On the stump this fall, President Barack Obama boasted that he had “brought more trade cases against China” than his predecessor had. In an ad, he asserted that his challenger “never stood up to China.”

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