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House GOP sets key meeting on debt ceiling strategy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- House Republicans, seeking a strategy to raise the debt ceiling, worked Monday to reach consensus before members leave Washington midweek, an aide said.
Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- More than 600 business, political, religious and law enforcement leaders urged House Republicans to pass immigration overhaul within two months.
Reid, McConnell meet on debt limit, shutdown

Reid, McConnell meet on debt limit, shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Ky., met Saturday to discuss the debt limit and government shutdown, aides said.
U.S. Chamber urges House to pass spending bill, avoid shutdown

U.S. Chamber urges House to pass spending bill, avoid shutdown

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday urged the House of Representatives to pass a spending bill and avoid a government shutdown.

Wrangling ensues over U.S. defense budget

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Federal spending cuts should come first in any effort to address the U.S. deficit problem, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said.

Chamber: Housing plan could haunt recovery

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said U.S. President Barack Obama's foreclosure prevention plan could haunt the overall economic recovery process.

Economy drives business into Obama camp

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Long-held bitterness between the U.S. business community and the Democratic Party is disappearing under the weight of the bad economy, analysts say.

U.S. Chamber chilly toward McCain plan

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. business interests are only quiet supporters of Republican presidential hopeful John McCain's healthcare plan, trade groups say.

Amendment threaten immigration bill

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- Immigration legislation before the U.S. Senate faced a new round of amendments that its authors said threatened the coalition that brought it to the floor.

Lobbyists seeing drop in access

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Lobby firms report they are seeing a change in their dealings with members of the U.S. Congress and their aides, with rules regarding contacts tightening.

Analysis: Oil price surge speeds up energy bill

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- House lawmakers moved closer to adopting broad energy-policy legislation intended to help the United States meet its ever-growing demand in coming years as supplies dwindle, and they took the first steps to make into law the Energy Policy Act of 2005 auth
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Chamber: Repeal death tax for good

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Thursday urged Congress to permanently repeal the death tax to help small-business owners, their employees and communities.

Research tax credit extension urged

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged Congress Wednesday to extend tax credit for research which expires at the end of the day.

Energy plan a national priority, poll says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Nearly nine in 10 Americans want Congress to pass a comprehensive national energy plan according to a survey released this week.

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