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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.
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.
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.
With the Presidential election just around the corner, we break down the candidates' stance on small business, jobs and the economy.
Obama, like Romney, also mentions Steve Jobs in speech -- but as example of what one can become, given the opportunity.
The President says that everybody present when he made his now controversial comment understood what he meant.
Small-business owners were front and center in Tampa, Fla., this week.
At the Republican National Convention, Sher Valenzuela stirs more controversy over the role of government in supporting small-business owners.
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.
Ballooning premiums and shifting government regulations can make dealing with employee health insurance a nightmare, here's how to cope.
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.
The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.
Entrepreneurs in Charlotte, N.C., and Tampa are hoping for a boost as Republicans and Democrats gather for the political season's big events.
A new generation of pollsters is taking advantage of social media to analyze and aggregate public opinion of candidates.
High-tech political junkies are finding new ways to reach voters.
As the Presidential campaign takes center stage, here's a look at the issues entrepreneurs care about the most.
In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?
Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking.
Is a background in business essential to running the country? Here are several former presidents who transitioned from the boardroom to the Oval Office.
But if you want to keep your business going, keep your mouth shut.
Proponents of Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy's same-sex marriage position keep the culture war going today with an unofficial "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
A proposed measure intended to encourage more high-tech startups is misguided, our columnist argues. Increasing academic research funding is the better route for fostering innovation.
To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.
Why success in the private sector doesn't necessarily translate into an effective leadership.
After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.