Obama vows to press for expanded trading

Posted: February 20, 2014 at 5:39 a.m.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left) and President Barack Obama flank Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaking Wednesday at a news conference during the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico.

Pressed by North American allies on an array of politically fraught issues, President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with stalled efforts to expand trade agreements for the Americas into Asia and overhaul fractured U.S. immigration laws.

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