"Another area ripe for compromise is trade. American manufacturers, farmers and consumers would benefit from pending trade deals with Europe and the Pacific Rim. Pro-trade Democrats would welcome such a move, although I would need to negotiate a few labor and trade assistance provisions to sweeten the pot. This would require horse trading with members of Congress — not one of my strong suits — but I've decided to do it anyway. After all, I have the time — no more fundraisers for this lame duck, and golf season doesn't begin for another three months!