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2016 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine.

“Global trade is a reality,” the Virginia senator wrote in 2015.

Sean Hackbarth
Illustration of word bubbles to focus on economic growth

In many ways, the national parties’ conventions are splashy affairs, featuring headline-grabbing speeches by a who’s who of national lead

Thomas J. Donohue

America needs a pro-growth agenda and not tired worn partisanship.

Tom Quaadman
Historic Philadelphia illustrations: Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Let's build off our nation’s successes in order to build a stronger economy.

U.S. Chamber Staff
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President Barack Obama making his way back to the White House in February 2011 after a Chamber appearance

Since its founding in 1912 at the request of President William Howard Taft, the U.S.

U.S. Chamber Staff

"Over regulation is killing many businesses and immigration reform needs to happen sooner rather than later."

Nicki Anderson

America's next president must help ensure that our country can once again boast infrastructure that is the envy of the world.

We are being forced to make dramatic adjustments.

Maxine Turner
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We talk to participants about the impact of business back in Africa – and the lessons learned during their U.S. visit.

Katie Powers

The economic relationship between the U.S. and East Africa has improved markedly, but the opportunity for more engagement exists.

Erica Roberts
Mike Pence, 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

The Republican Vice Presidential nominee said unequivocally in 2011, “Trade is not the villain.”

Sean Hackbarth

The British people opted for change when they voted on June 23 for the U.K.

Myron Brilliant
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It's an extremely outdated approach for the 21st century global economy.

Tom Quaadman

Much of what passes for regulation today in the financial sector cannot be described as good by any reasonable measure.

J.D. Foster

“Suggested reforms will make the Federal Reserve and other banking regulators more efficient in executing their mission.”

Chris Hoyler

Investors, businesses and the American economy can't afford backward-looking regulations.

Tom Quaadman
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We keep tackling the issues that matter to American business and working to promote a path forward that brings growth and jobs.

Erica Roberts
Abby Kelly

D.C.'s Memorial Bridge is one of 58,000 bridges in the United States that is structurally deficient.

Eric Nelson
Business leaders at the Infrastructure Week kickoff event at the U.S. Chamber.

Companies of all sizes depend on roads, docks, and airports to ship and receive goods both locally and globally.

Sean Hackbarth

Our nation’s roads, bridges and highways are crumbling. Here - with a little help from emojis - is how to fix them.

J.D. Harrison
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Cleveland, site of the Republican National Convention and Philadelphia, site of the Democratic National Convention.

Will Republicans and Democrats support an agenda of jobs, growth, and prosperity?

Sean Hackbarth
Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology.

“We are still a very heavily fossil-fuel dependent world," said John Holdren.

Sean Hackbarth
Gas nozzles at a gas station.

Households spent over $200 of what they saved on restaurants, retail, and groceries.

Sean Hackbarth
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The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C.

If Treasury chooses not to withdraw the rules, then it has a lot of work to do.

Caroline L. Harris

The range of ordinary course business transactions affected by the proposed regulations is truly staggering.

Caroline L. Harris
J.D. Foster
Postcard Dear 45

The finalists for the annual Dream Big Small Business award have a message for the 45th president.

J.D. Harrison
Tax Extenders

A better understanding of the true nature of corporate double taxation would help inform the debate.

J.D. Foster
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Power lines near a coal power plant in Winfield, West Virginia.

Economic growth, job creation, and improved quality of life depend on affordable, abundant energy.

Sean Hackbarth
Trade Explainer

It's an issue that sparks passionate debates and raises legitimate concerns. Here's what you need to know.

J.D. Harrison

Agencies (not Congress) can relatively easily issue regulations that are, in effect, the laws of the United States.

William Kovacs
A hydraulic fracturing site located atop the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania.

It's way more than what characters on Battlestar Galactica yell.

Sean Hackbarth
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