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    Investment Summit, Day 2

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at a conference organized by the Commerce Department. The Secretary was introduced by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. 

    Secretary Kerry’s…

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    Business Investment in the U.S.

    Industry leaders talked about ways to encourage businesses to invest in and operate in the United States. Larry Fink said the United States was well-positioned to attract business…

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    President Obama on Foreign Investment

    President Obama announced a new government-wide effort to encourage foreign business investment in the United States. The president was introduced by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.…

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    U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was among the speakers at the U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference. He talked about promoting current investment and business opportunities…

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    Karen Mills Remarks on President Obama's Jobs Plan

    Karen Mills talked about some of the provisions in President Obama’s jobs plan that will help small business owners. She called on Congress to pass his proposal.

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    Investigation of World Trade Center Building 7

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology released the findings and recommendations from its building and fire safety investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7…

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    U.S. and the Global Economy

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about business investment. He described the state of the global economy, citing improvement and the need for greater demand to increase economic…

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    Internet Profiling and Advertising Practices

    Panelists talked about ways that U.S. industry has responded to consumer privacy concerns by increasing transparency and user choice on profiling and advertising practices. Topics…

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    Secretary Brown Plane Crash

    Commerce Secretary Ron Brown is missing and presumed dead tonight following a plane crash near Dubrovnik, Croatia. President Clinton spoke of the crash and commented on the…

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    Cybersecurity Policy

    Rebecca Blank and other senior officials provided an update on cybersecurity policies. The Obama administration announced an executive order that established voluntary cybersecurity…

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    Internet and Privacy Laws

    Panelists talked about innovative uses of information to personalize users' online experience, make product recommendations, provide services, and connect people with similar personal,…

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    Secretary Brown Body Arrival

    Secretary Brown’s body arrived at the Department of Commerce where it would lie in repose for twenty-four hours for the public to come pay its respects. Vice President Gore…

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    2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness

    Secretary Carlos Gutierrez opened his 2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness. After Secretary Gutierrez’s speech, leaders from industry, government, and academia talked…

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    2009 Flu Season Guidelines for Employers and Businesses

    Cabinet Secretaries Janet Napolitano, Gary Locke, and Kathleen Sebelius announced new federal guidelines to help employers and businesses prepare for and respond to the upcoming flu…

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    U.S.-China Joint Commission

    U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about a series of U.S.-China commitments on issues ranging from intellectual…

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    2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness

    In the town hall session a panel discussion was held on challenges facing U.S. business to secure America’s position as a competitive economy in the 21st century and…

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    The Digital Divide

    After opening remarks by Secretary Daley, participants examined existing public and private initiatives to close the technology gap between several groups of Americans. They discussed…

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    Secretary Brown Body Departure

    While a small crowd look on, military personnel carried the casket bearing Secretary Brown’s remains from the Department of Commerce to the motorcade for transport to National…

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    Entrepreneurship

    Panelists talked about challenges facing entrepreneurs and building new information platforms through the use of Internet technologies. Among the topics they addressed were…

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