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Russ Feingold, Ninja

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

Russ Feingold voted against the PATRIOT Act, the war in Iraq, and the rest. And two days ago, I found out he does the little things that never show up on your TV.

Mohawk Paper Joins Chamber of Commerce Exodus

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The Chamber has been losing members -- real members out of its actual 300,000 or less total -- at a rate of several each week lately.

The Chamber of Commerce's Jobs Deception Campaign

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Trumka

Unions are popularly known as "the folks who brought you the weekend." In contrast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has the distinction of trying to take away a long and ugly list of benefits.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Besieged by Critics

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Even local chambers of commerce are unhappy with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Some local chambers are even speaking out.

Financial Reform Round 1: Obama, Progressives vs. Wall St., Centrist Dems

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

The financial industry has already found willing Democrats and Republicans on that key House financial committee willing to help water down key elements of financial reform proposals.

Faith-Based Investors Target Members Of U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Prominent faith-based institutional investors are pressuring several of the Chamber of Commerce's biggest members -- including Merck, Walmart, McDonal...


James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Perhaps the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will consider the incredible amount of damage it has done to is reputation by aggressively resisting climate change legislation.

Sam Stein

New Business-Group Ad Has Racial Undertones, Union Alleges | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new ad from the Chamber of Commerce and its allies attacking Democratic-led efforts to pass health care legislation includes a storyline that union ...

No Deal: Chamber Of Commerce's War Against Obama

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Barack Obama bidding to overhaul the health-care system, tighten bank oversight and make industries pay for their greenhouse-gas emissi...

Chamber Of Commerce Mulls Legal Challenge to EPA's Emissions Rules

Mother Jones | — David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue indicated on Thursday that the organization is mulling a legal challenge to an Environmental Protect...

Chamber Of Commerce Taking Yes Men To Court

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chamber of Commerce is suing the Yes Men over the parody press conference the group pulled off last week. The Chamber has filed a civil complaint...

Ask Budweiser to Step Down From the Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Filipowicz

Many companies have quit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its extreme anti-environmental views and actions. Apple has quit. Nike has quit. Exelon ...

Sam Stein

Labor Increasingly Confident That The Chamber's Time Has Passed | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House's increasingly aggressive posture on the Chamber of Commerce has emboldened like-minded critics of the business lobby to speak confide...

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Bankrolled By Small Number Of Contributors

Media Matters Action Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Washington, D.C.-based United States Chamber of Commerce, which boasts 3 million members and very deep pockets, is commonly referred to as the wor...

Sam Stein

Yes Men Pull Off Chamber Of Commerce Hoax On Climate Change (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: Scroll down for video of the Chamber of Commerce hoax pulled off by The Yes Men. Political performance artists, The Yes Men, have taken credi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Another Company May Leave Chamber of Commerce Over Extreme Position On Climate Change | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The holding company owned by multi-billionaire Ronald Perelman is debating whether to leave the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Huffington Post has lear...

Climate Denial Industry Costs Us $500 Billion a Year

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Nearly all point the finger at the US for delaying a global agreement on climate change. But if they want to find the real culprit, they have no look no further than the US coal and oil industry.

Inside the Chamber of Carbon's Climate War

Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein

In the Chamber of Commerce's zeal to please a few powerful industries they seem to have fallen out of step with their environmentally concerned members.

Chamber Of Commerce: Climate Change Policies 'Echo Our Principles'

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The heated stand-off between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and lawmakers pushing for comprehensive climate change may be cooling, reports Congress Dail...

News Flash: Lenders Prefer Fragmented Regulation of the Consumer Financial Marketplace

Norman I. Silber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norman I. Silber

Regulators appear to have placed a higher value on protecting the interests of those who sell financial products than on the interests of consumers of transparent, safe, and fair financial products.

Chamber Of Commerce Members To Visit White House

POLITICO | Eamon Javers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It will be a day of détente between the White House and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday as President Barack Obama invites small business own...

Budweiser: The Beer of Climate Change Deniers?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

It's time for all the lager-lovers who support low-impact living to step up to the plate -- or, rather, the bar -- to demand better from Anheuser-Busch.

New Pew Center Poll Confirms the Effects of Climate Confusion Campaign

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Despite the overwhelming scientific evidence, the pleadings of nation's like the Maldives -- that are being wiped off the map by rising sea levels -- Americans still question whether global warming is real or not?

Sam Stein

Conservative Groups Load Up For Major Anti-Health Care Ad Push | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A host of conservative groups are ramping up their efforts to derail health care reform in Congress, spending more than $3.91 million for a fresh wave...

Mohawk Paper Quits Chamber Of Commerce

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York-based Mohawk Fine Paper is the latest company to quit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce citing opposition to the business association's climate ch...