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A pedestrian carries a Venezuelan flag during a national strike in Caracas, Venezuela.
The United States needs to continue to diversify and grow its supplies of energy.
Matt Koch
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters pin a security guard against a truck.
Some engage in violence, while others waste public funds on Quixotic escapades.
Sean Hackbarth
PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant

The Global Energy Institute advocates for a diverse mix of energy resources. Among them are 99 commercial nuclear reactors.

Heath Knakmuhs
Oil pumping jack in Fort Lupton, Colorado.
The average time to process a drilling permit application for federal land was 257 days in 2016.
Sean Hackbarth
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A doctor examines a patient at a clinic in Gaithersburg, Md.
The Senate shouldn't undermine how most Americans get health coverage.
Sean Hackbarth
United States Senate
There a lot that’s good in the “Better Care Reconciliation Act.”
Sean Hackbarth
A scientist works inside the new lab at the GlaxoSmithKline Plc facility in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Photographer: Eric Thayer/Bloomberg

Technology and innovation have been instrumental in propelling health care forward.

Michael Marinaccio
A doctor examines a patient in an exam room in Silver Spring, Md.

The health care reform ball is in the Senate’s court.

Sean Hackbarth
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Pushing Tax Reform to the finish line

No rest for the weary. Congress has finished, for now, with health care reform, bloodied and battered. Next stop is tax reform.

J.D. Foster
The case for tax reform

Congress may be on break but the Chamber isn't. We're preparing for the impending battle to pass pro-growth tax reform.

Thomas J. Donohue
Tax Burden

Pro-growth tax reform can do more to strengthen the U.S. economy than anything else.

J.D. Foster
Breaking up with taxes
Hey tax code -- it's over.
Caroline L. Harris
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Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.

Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.

J.D. Harrison
Pork producer Max Schmidt feeds 8-month-old gilts, or young female hogs, on his farm in Elma, Iowa.

A successfully modernized trade agreement will mean more opportunities for American companies, farmers, ranchers, and workers.

Sean Hackbarth
Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after being sworn in. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

U.S. firms’ investments abroad bring real benefits to Americans, including on the jobs front

John G. Murphy
NAFTA

As the debate over NAFTA heats up, the Chamber stands firm in its commitment to preserving the agreement.

Thomas J. Donohue
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