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Small Business Owners Meet with Obama

Following criticism from small business owners for not including them in administration meetings in recent weeks, President Obama sat down with a small group on Tuesday to talk about their economic concerns and to get feedback on avoiding the looming fiscal cliff.

Think Card Check Is Dead? Think Again.

When Congress finally completed its Lame Duck Session in 2010, pro-business government relations professionals breathed a sigh of relief – the “Employee Free Choice Act” – better known as “Card Check” was dead. Again.

President Signs Tax Cut Law

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photo/Chuck Kennedy, White House 12/17/10

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Late Friday afternoon President Barack Obama signed into law a two-year extension of tax cuts that were about to expire, as well as additional tax cuts. The U.S. House of Representatives had voted its approval the night before. The President was flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and other members of Congress.

Obama Agrees to Keep Tax Cuts for All

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Obama supports tax cuts for all. Franchise associations applaud. photo/WH

Saving the Auto Industry

Steven Rattner headed up the federal bailout of car maker and franchising firms General Motors and Chrysler in February 2009. The immediate question: should Chrysler be saved?

Michelle Obama Urges Restaurateurs to Fight Obesity

Michelle Obama asked the National Restaurant Association’s board of directors yesterday for help.

Obama Signs Act Protecting American Bloggers

WASHINGTON — On August 10 President Barack Obama signed the Speech Act, which shields American journalists, publishers (both print and online) and bloggers from “libel tourism,&rdquo

President Takes Daughter for Gulf Swim

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Photo by White House, Pete Sousa