WASHINGTON — Amid volatile election-year politics that will influence the debate, Congress is reconvening with a trade agenda that has China's monetary and import policies and consumer product safety as priorities.
Sens. Barack Obama (D., Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), the front-runners for their party's presidential nomination, have expressed skepticism about existing and pending trade pacts, saying they will review all deals and insist on stronger labor and environmental standards in any agreements. Both candidates have said they will scrutinize the trade relationship with China and its currency regulations.
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