Political Affairs and Federation Relations | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Political Affairs and Federation Relations

The Political Affairs and Federation Relations division is responsible for the Chamber’s national political, grassroots, and election-related activities, including its advocacy and membership programs. Political Affairs and Federation Relations manages relationships with state and local chambers of commerce, trade associations and small businesses and has a membership presence in every state across the country. The division’s political program is focused on electing or re-electing pro-business candidates to Congress. That goal is supported by the grassroots and lobbying program to promote policy that positively affects businesses and the economy.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseJun 20, 2017 - 10:15pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Karen Handel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today following Karen Handel’s victory in the special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District:

Press ReleaseJun 08, 2017 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Association Committee of 100 Welcomes Four New Members

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today welcomed four new executives to its Association Committee of 100 (C100). For more than 50 years, leading association executives have gathered under the banner of the U.S. Chamber’s C100 to network, build partnerships, and discuss current issues. These CEOs represent association members before the U.S.

Above the FoldApr 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Here's 4 Things Members of Congress Should Be Thinking About While On Recess

When members of Congress go home, it's no vacation.

Above the FoldMar 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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How They Voted in 2016: A Digital Scorecard

These legislators showed their commitment to free enterprise and economic growth.

Press ReleaseNov 09, 2016 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber President Comments on Election Results

‘We stand ready to help the new administration, next Congress unite our country around a mission we believe all Americans can support—to grow our economy, create jobs, and lift incomes for all citizens,’ Says Donohue

Above the FoldNov 08, 2016 - 2:45pm
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5 Races Where Every Vote Mattered

Your vote can make a difference, and the results could have impacts for decades.

Press ReleaseNov 01, 2016 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Launches Final Effort to Get Out the Business Vote Leading Up to Election Day

Promoting Vote for Jobs Platform, Engaging With Businesses Across the Country to Boost Get-Out-the-Vote Efforts

Above the FoldOct 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
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5 Ways to Keep Supporting Your Local Chambers of Commerce

Supporting your local chamber of commerce can foster benefits for small businesses and your local economy. Here's what you can do.

Above the FoldOct 17, 2016 - 12:45pm
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How Will You Support Your Local Chamber on October 19?

This is an opportunity to say thanks to organizations that strives to support local business.