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Obama Chamber of Commerce

Sabrina Siddiqui

Business Lobby's Big Spending Backfires | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a political powerhouse that tops spending on lobbying in Washington year after year. In the past two ele...

Colombia's Anti-Union Violence Rules out Free Trade Agreement

Ross Eisenbrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ross Eisenbrey

Obama is currently being pressed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and corporate interests to advance a free trade agreement with Colombia that he campaigned against when he ran for president.

Obama at the Chamber: Strategic Retreat

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Through his recent retreat, President Obama has insured that the 2012 election will come with high unemployment, stagnant wages and benefits, and little sense of what might change.

Obama's Chamber Speech: The Debates About Regulation and the Social Contract

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The president didn't challenge the Chamber, or the American business community, enough in his speech. But it was good to see him make a strong case for the role of regulation, and for the importance of the social contract.

Obama Addresses U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 AM ET. Obama and the Chamber sparred in the lead-up to the 2010 midterm elections...

Obama, Big Business Lobby Look For Common Ground

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Echoing John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama prodded business leaders Monday to "ask yourselves what you can do for America," no...

Business Lobby's War On Obama Just Getting Started

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's apparent hopes to the contrary, the head of the nation's flagship business lobby has made it clear that the corporate campaig...