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In the Constitution of the United States (Article I, section 8), the clause that authorizes Congress To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with Indian Tribes. It is the legal foundation of much of the U.S. government's regulatory authority. See alsointerstate commerce.
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