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Above the FoldAug 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States Brett Kavanaugh

The Right Judge for the Job

The U.S. Chamber fully supports Judge Kavanaugh's nomination for the United States Supreme Court.

Above the FoldAug 06, 2018 - 9:00am
Trade not aid

Here’s What a Bailout for the Trade War Would Cost

The U.S. Chamber crunched the numbers on the proposed bailout for the trade war.

Above the FoldAug 03, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve building stands in Washington, D.C.

The President's Pro-Growth Agenda Helps the Fed

Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.

Above the FoldAug 02, 2018 - 2:30pm
A worker stacks a straw bale at a recently harvested wheat field in the village of Kirkland in Dekalb, Illinois

‘We’re to the Breaking Point:’ New Tariffs Sow Seeds of Fear Across America’s Heartland

“We’d rather have trade. Any aid package, no matter what dollar amount, is a Band-Aid on an arterial bleed.”

Above the FoldAug 02, 2018 - 9:00am
The Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C.

When It Comes to Saving for the Future, One Size of Financial Advice Does Not Fit All

The SEC should ensure investors have access to different types of services and products and fully understand the choices they are making.

Above the FoldAug 01, 2018 - 2:15pm
Entrance to the Export-Import Bank

To Win New Markets, Put the Ex-Im Bank Back in the Ring

Quickly confirming strong nominees to lead the bank and reestablishing its quorum should remain a top priority.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 4:30pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the U.S. Chamber.

Business Prospects are Bright in the Indo-Pacific Region

By 2030 the region will contain 66% of the world’s middle class and 59% of middle class consumption.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
A student measures a piece of steel during a welding class at the Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in Washington, PA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the Perkins Career and Technical Education Reauthorization

The bill provides important funding for job training and other related programs for high school and higher education students.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

Trade Rumors (NAFTA Edition)

U.S. “poison pill” proposals remain obstacles to concluding a modernized NAFTA.

Above the FoldJul 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Indo-Pacific Forum

A Brighter Future in the Indo-Pacific

As tariffs and trade wars continue to make headlines, the U.S. Chamber outlines its priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.