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Feb 28, 2013, 08:00 ET Midwestern Business and Civic Leaders Call for Immigration Reform at DC Summit

Bipartisan Group Offers Recommendations and Outlines Priorities for the Midwest to Ensure U.S. Economic Competitiveness At an immigration...


May 24, 2011, 08:30 ET Chicago Council Releases 2011 Progress Report on U.S. Leadership in Global Agricultural Development

Significant Progress Achieved But Hard Work Lies Ahead; Symposium Features Bill Gates, Rajiv Shah and Tom Vilsack as Keynotes Washington, D.C....


Mar 18, 2010, 11:21 ET Report: Rural Midwest Must Reinvent Itself to Compete in Global Economy

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report today that says the rural Midwest must "move past silos and smokestacks" to reinvent itself...


Apr 15, 2009, 10:30 ET Obama to Confront Immigration Reform Challenges During Trip to Mexico

Americans Think Immigration is Bad for U.S. Economy; Report Argues Otherwise As President Obama departs this week for Mexico to discuss...


Feb 10, 2009, 11:27 ET Clinton's Asia Visit Builds on U.S. Soft Power in Region

Asian Publics Rank U.S. Ahead of A Rising China Hillary Clinton's forthcoming visit to Asia, her first trip abroad as U.S. secretary of state,...


Sep 22, 2008, 01:00 ET Americans Support Major Changes in U.S. Foreign Policy

CHICAGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Days before presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama square off in a debate on U.S....


Jun 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Muslim American Integration Vital to National Interest

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greater Muslim American civic and political engagement is urgently needed to prevent alienation...


May 09, 2007, 01:00 ET Team of Foreign Service Veterans Discuss the Role of Diplomacy in the War on Terror

CHICAGO, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs: To:...


Oct 11, 2006, 01:00 ET New Study Reveals Most Americans Remain Committed to Steady Internationalism Despite Frustration Over Iraq War

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite ongoing concern over the war in Iraq and the threat of terrorism, Americans continue to support U.S....