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It's time for the candidates to get back to business.

Abby Kelly

Don’t forget to take care of the two fundamental building blocks of American society.

Thomas J. Donohue
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
Infrastructure

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

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A man waves a Greek flag in Athens, Greece.

The Greek government is prosecuting Andreas Georgiou for producing sound economic data.

J.D. Foster

The paradox: promising to create more good-paying jobs, and then promising to derail a free trade agreement that will make that happen.

J.D. Harrison
Tariffs on imports would cause the loss of up to 4 million American jobs.

It is important to consider the long-term ramifications of turning inward in a global economy.

Thomas J. Donohue
Read more International Trade and Investment articles

The proposal, which ignores the bureau's very own research, is bad news for consumers.

Travis Norton
Matt Webb

It is a tough job, and a Chamber poll shows it has gotten even tougher.

Eric Nelson

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

Tom Quaadman

It's an extremely outdated approach for the 21st century global economy.

Tom Quaadman
Read more Financial Regulation articles

Unfortunately, that is one thing Washington is good at pursuing – and the economy suffers.

J.D. Foster

The Games catalyzed the construction of infrastructure projects that continue to be a boon for local businesses.

FreeEnterprise.com
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

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
Read more Infrastructure articles

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
Read more Energy articles

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
Read more Taxes articles

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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