Tom Perez: A case for the TPP

Daily Camera

Our nation's economy is experiencing a dramatic comeback.

As President Obama took office in 2009, we faced the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Millions of Americans had lost their jobs or their homes. American manufacturing was flat on its back.

But thanks to the president's steady leadership, the ingenuity of American businesses, and the resilience of our workers, we've made a remarkable turnaround. We've now seen 61 consecutive months of private sector job growth — the longest streak on record — with 12.1 million new jobs created.