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.
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‘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
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement on the results of the 2016 elections:
“The Chamber congratulates President-elect Donald Trump and all the candidates who won their elections to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C .— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today launched Vote for Jobs, a comprehensive effort to mobilize the business community and Main Street economic voters leading up to Election Day. The initiative includes an online toolkit that provides users with the information needed to vote in their states and districts, as well as the opportunity for businesses to customize for their employees’ needs.
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