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Above the FoldJun 05, 2019 - 2:45pm
Vehicles travel past residential and commercial buildings in Hanoi, Vietnam.

U.S.–Vietnam Trade: The Time for an Agreement is Now

Closer economic ties would be valuable to both countries.

Above the FoldJun 04, 2019 - 7:00pm
An attendee holds a "We Are All Dreamers" sign at an event in Las Vegas, NV.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the American Dream and Promise Act

The bill would permanently protect Dreamers and long-term beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status program.

Above the FoldMay 31, 2019 - 9:45am
A truck waits to enter Mexico at the Calexico East Port of Entry in Calexico, CA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the New Tariffs on Mexico

President Trump announced plans to impose a 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10.

Above the FoldMay 30, 2019 - 1:30pm
A "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" sign on a podium at a news conference after the House of Representatives voted on the tax reform bill in 2017.

Congressional Research Service Downplays Tax Reform’s Impact on the Economy

Its analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains erroneous or slanted statements.

Above the FoldMay 24, 2019 - 10:00am
U.S. Flag

Slowdown Ahead: Why Your Memorial Day Drive Will Take Way Longer Than It Should

Weekend Travelers Prefer Gas Tax Increase over Traffic Congestion

Above the FoldMay 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at a press conference.

What Determines Inflation? A Mystery Worth Solving.

Economists have sought explanations for inflation over the last few hundred years.

Above the FoldMay 23, 2019 - 11:30am
Highway Texas

A Path Forward for American Infrastructure

Infrastructure is bigger than any one person, company or industry. We all benefit from smart investments in a modern transportation network.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2019 - 12:45pm
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia (right), for a keynote address during his first official visit to Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2019.

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: 7 Years of Continued Economic Growth

This month, the U.S. and Colombia mark the seventh anniversary of the bilateral trade promotion agreement.

Above the FoldMay 21, 2019 - 12:45pm
Gas nozzles at a gas station.

States, Gas Taxes, and the Mythical Political Hit

12 states have raised their gas tax since 2016.