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Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda

Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.

Obama and Romney Get Tough on China

In their final debate, the presidential candidates laid out aggressive stances on China in a debate Monday that focused on foreign-policy issues.

Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

No matter who wins in November, our next president must work to get small-business health-care costs under control, writes Shelly Sun, co-founder of the BrightStar Care franchise.

Save for Tax Clash, Veep Debate Mum on Small Business

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan touch on the role of small businesses in economic recovery but stop short of outlining entrepreneurship policies.

Is Romney Right About Startup Rates Dropping? (Opinion)

Republican presidential candidate and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney set fact-checkers scrambling during this week's debate when he stated that new business startups were at 30-year lows.

Debate 1: Obama, Romney Spar Over How to Tax Small Business

In Denver last night, the candidates talked about their plans to cut taxes for small businesses. But they challenged each other's definition of what constitutes a small business.

Romney Is Right on Foreign Aid (Opinion)

The Republican challenger delivered an important message for economic development at the Clinton Global Initiative. U.S. foreign aid, he said, should be linked to efforts to promote free enterprise in the developing world.

Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade

In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.

Obama, Romney Battle Over Immigration

It's a hot-button issue, and the Democrat and Republican candidates divide on the topic of illegal workers. The two come closer over foreign-born entrepreneurs.

Romney vs. Obama: Reigniting the Regulation Question

When it comes to regulations, small businesses may feel the sting the most. Here, we parse how each of the candidates might alleviate those pressures.

What the SBA's Future Holds: Romney vs. Obama

How the presidential candidates view the Small Business Administration, the 59-year-old federal agency serving America's entrepreneurs.

Obama vs. Romney on Government Contracting and Federal Spending

With the Presidential election nearing, we break down the candidates' stance on small-business contracting and how they plan to invest -- or not invest -- future federal dollars.

The Forgotten Issue? Romney, Obama Stay Mum on Capital

Neither candidate has said much about what they would do to help small businesses get the funding they need to run their business.

Where the Candidates Stand on 'Obamacare'

As paying for health care remains one of small-business owners' biggest burdens, we look at how the candidates would trim costs and tackle reform.

Where They Stand on Taxes: Obama vs. Romney

The Presidential candidates have been stumping for tax reform on the campaign trail, laying out two different approaches. Here's a comparison.

Obama vs. Romney: A Tale of Two Economic Plans

With the Presidential election just around the corner, we break down the candidates' stance on small business, jobs and the economy.

Republicans Spotlight Entrepreneurs at Convention

Small-business owners were front and center in Tampa, Fla., this week.

Entrepreneur Becomes Lightning Rod in 'We Built It' Debate

At the Republican National Convention, Sher Valenzuela stirs more controversy over the role of government in supporting small-business owners.

Tech Entrepreneurs Urge Presidential Candidates to Consider Internet Freedom

Members of 'Internet 2012' will hit the road next month to spread the word about bills they say could threaten free sharing of information online.

Are Small Businesses Being Heard This Election Year?

President Obama and Mitt Romney frequently suggest they're in touch with America's small enterprises. But often, they display a disconnect, Kelly K. Spors writes.

Making Apps for Political Junkies

The 2012 Presidential election is the first one where people are tethered to their smartphones, and this fact hasn't gone unnoticed by scores of app makers.

From BBQ Pits to Badge Makers, Businesses Prep for Conventions

Entrepreneurs in Charlotte, N.C., and Tampa are hoping for a boost as Republicans and Democrats gather for the political season's big events.

How Social Media Is Changing the Way Politicians Gather Information

A new generation of pollsters is taking advantage of social media to analyze and aggregate public opinion of candidates.

What Paul Ryan on the GOP Ticket Could Mean for Small-Business Owners

In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?

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