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Bob Dold on Free Trade

 

 


Support free trade with South Korea, Panama and Colombia

I support passage of the pending Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia that have stalled in the Democratic-controlled Congress. In Illinois, there are more than 650 manufacturing facilities. A variety of products are manufactured in the 10th District and sold in the US and throughout the world; approval of these three free trade agreements will expand markets for these businesses and create jobs in the 10th District.
Source: 2010 House campaign website, doldforcongress.com, "Issues" , Nov 2, 2010

Rated 88% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement.

Dold scores 88% by USA*Engage on trade issues

Ratings by USA*Engage indicate support for trade engagement or trade sanctions. The organization's self-description: "USA*Engage is concerned about the proliferation of unilateral foreign policy sanctions at the federal, state and local level. Despite the fact that broad trade-based unilateral sanctions rarely achieve our foreign policy goals, they continue to have political appeal. Unilateral sanctions give the impression that the United States is 'doing something,' while American workers, farmers and businesses absorb the costs."

VoteMatch scoring for the USA*Engage ratings is as follows :

Source: USA*Engage 2011-2012 ratings on Congress and politicians 2012-USAE on Dec 31, 2012

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