Businesses encourage the U.S. to trust the election process

Oct 29, 2020
Major business groups have penned a letter urging Americans to be patient as votes are counted.
Workers board up the entrance of an office building in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 28, 2020. Delayed election results could lead to damaged retail storefronts and other infrastructure if violence or protests break out.
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Why the Chamber of Commerce is making a case for bipartisanship

Jan 14, 2019
The Chamber of Commerce wants lawmakers to end the shutdown. And to do it, they'll need to reach across the aisle.
The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk, Jan. 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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For Allstate CEO, the insurance business is all about the severe weather

According to Allstate's Tom Wilson, the weather is getting worse — and it can be see in the damage costs.
Tom Wilson, Allstate's CEO and chairman.
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Trump's NAFTA negotiations see opposition from the business sector

Oct 10, 2017
In the midst of NAFTA negotiations, a schism has grown between President Trump and the business sector. Tom Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — the pro-business U.S. Chamber of Commerce — called the Trump administration’s negotiating tactics on the trade deal an existential threat to it. Donohue’s comments come as negotiations to […]

The 2014 primary season has been expensive

Jun 19, 2014
Outside groups are pouring more money into races, earlier.

Everybody's talking about Cuba

May 28, 2014
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing relaxed regulations on a trip this week.

Business groups change up their political giving

Nov 11, 2013
After last month’s government shutdown and brinkmanship regarding raising the nation’s borrowing limit, the business community is making its dissatisfaction with how business gets done in Washington clear through a new pattern of political giving.

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The Chamber of Commerce gets into...cyber security?

Sep 25, 2013
The second annual Cyber Security Summit kicks off today -- and big business is invited to the party.

Mitt Romney to address U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Sep 17, 2012
This morning Mitt Romney is set to speak before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Romney seems to have achieved a small bounce among Hispanics after the Republican National Convention. Today is another chance to reach out to those critical voters.