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To axe or not to axe the Ex-Im?

Obama seems confident he could save the bank in the same way he helped revive the TPP

The critics point out that most of the bank's money assists big corporations such as Boeing, General Electric and ExxonMobil who exert political influence in Washington.

THE conventional wisdom in Washington these days is that populist sentiments are sweeping the nation and that Americans are in an anti-globalisation mood.

They accuse American companies of relocating their operations to low-wage economies abroad. They blame the Chinese for stealing their...

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