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Press ReleaseNov 19, 2020 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Awards 15 Chambers of Commerce with Accreditation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting last week, awarded accreditation to 15 chambers of commerce for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities.

Press ReleaseNov 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Elects Business Leader Chris Lofgren Board Chair

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today elected Chris Lofgren, Ph.D., former president and CEO of Schneider National, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as chair for an 18-month term. Lofgren succeeds Maura W. Donahue, president of DonahueFavret Contractors Holding Company.

Above the FoldMar 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Tom Donohue and Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05)

U.S. Chamber Reviews How Congress Voted in 2017

297 Spirit of Enterprise Award winners were honored for their strong records of support for the business community.

Above the FoldApr 17, 2017 - 3:00pm

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 FoldApr 07, 2017 - 12:00pm
Neil Gorsuch is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Victory For Free Enterprise

Today, Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as Associate Justice to the Supreme Court by a 54-45 vote.

Above the FoldOct 07, 2014 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Releases Political Ads Featuring Jeb Bush

In an effort to reach Hispanic voters in key Senate and House races, the U.S. Chamber went up with three new ads in Spanish featuring Jeb Bush.

Above the FoldSep 29, 2014 - 9:15am
Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

36 Days to Educate and Activate Voters

Elections have consequences. The leaders we select to send to Washington and to state capitals will directly drive the policies that impact our lives and our businesses and help or hamper our economy and job creation. This is our chance to have a say in the kind of government we want and that our country needs—let’s take it.

Above the FoldSep 23, 2014 - 12:15pm
Make sure your voice is heard this election season.

Make Sure You’re Heard. Register to Vote Today.

With 471 members of Congress -- including the entire House of Representatives – and governors in 36 states on the ballot this November, it is critical that all Americans make their voices heard, either on Election Day or by voting early.

Above the FoldMay 21, 2014 - 3:45pm

Pro-Business Candidates Win Super Tuesday Primaries

There were a lot of great stories on the May 20 primaries. This Washington Post story by Tom Hamburger summarizes the Chamber’s activities.

Above the FoldMar 12, 2014 - 3:15pm

The Meaning of David Jolly’s Victory in Florida’s 13th District

Following David Jolly’s victory in the special election in Florida’s 13th district, there’s been a lot of chatter about what the results mean. Is it a national barometer for races to come? Is this race a bellwether for candidates that supported Obamacare? It’s hard to say this early in the cycle, but supporters of free enterprise should be encouraged.