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Kevin L. Kearns
Kevin L. Kearns is president of the U.S. Business and Industry Council, which was founded in 1933 and represents about 2,000 domestic manufacturers, mainly family-owned or closely held. He is a former Foreign Serivce Officer with extensive experience in East Asian and political military affairs. He was also a HIll staffer, serving on the Senate Foreign Afairs Committee. Before joining the Foreign Service, he was campaign manager and then legislative counsel for NY State Senator Sheldon Farber.

Entries by Kevin L. Kearns

A Pacific Trade Deal Won't Stop China's Reckless Rise

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 10:38 AM

President Obama repeats a mantra on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement: "If we don't write the rules, China will write the rules in that region...." But two recent revelations of major Chinese misbehavior -- another massive cyber hack, this time of the Office of Personnel Management database, and the...

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Amazing Grace (Periods) in Current U.S. Patent Law

(3) Comments | Posted April 15, 2011 | 2:19 AM

Co-authored by Chris Gallagher

Higher education divides students into two overarching categories: Arts and Sciences. Arts students may be required to take a science class or two, where they are briefly exposed to such concepts as the history of scientific progress, various laws of physics and chemistry, or...

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China's Reagan-esque Trap for Obama

(5) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 8:22 PM

By Kevin L. Kearns and Alan Tonelson

After the Democrats' mid-year election debacle, President Obama reportedly began reading about Ronald Reagan for political and policy inspiration. On critical China-related issues, however, Reagan's star pupils these days seem to be in Beijing, not Washington. For recent Chinese economic...

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FedEx's Campaign of Distortion

(49) Comments | Posted July 25, 2010 | 9:51 PM

We are about to find out yet again whether we are a nation of laws or men. The U.S. Senate will be voting perhaps as early as Tuesday on the FAA Reauthorization Act, including whether House-passed Section 806 will remain part of the bill. FedEx and its CEO Fred Smith...

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