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Elise Foley

Chamber Of Commerce President To GOP: Pass Immigration Reform Or Sit Out 2016

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue promised Monday to keep pushing for immigration reform, quipping that the GOP should just...

Business Lobby Seeks Major Push On Immigration

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of the US Chamber of Commerce says the nation's biggest business lobby intends to "pull out all the stops" to pass a...

Business Groups Assail Political Transparency

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

Three of the nation's most prominent trade associations are striking back at a corporate disclosure study that concludes large companies are increasingly more transparent about their politicking.

Christina Wilkie

Ted Cruz Like A Tennis Player Who 'Rushes The Net All The Time' But Can't Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said Monday that he sees Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as a tennis pl...

America's Ruling Class Hall of Shame

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Even among the few thousand members of the power elite, there are a small number whose influence is greater than the others. Here is a list of the 20 most influential members of the power elite.

Gender Gap Among K Street CEOs: $600,000

Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gender inequality is alive and well on K Street, Washington's notorious lobbying boulevard, according to a new report on CEO salaries is...

Business, Labor Get Deal On Worker Program, Source Says

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program, removing the biggest hurdle to completion of sweepin...

Elise Foley

Labor, Business Lobby Making Headway On Immigration Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO labor federation and the Chamber of Commerce announced on Thursday a compromise for dealing with lesser-skilled workers in i...

Elise Foley

Conservative Immigration Reform Supporters Open To Piecemeal Approach

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Prominent conservative supporters of immigration reform said Thursday that they are committed to a set of principles on the issue but do...

Conservative Group Forges Unlikely Alliances In New Push

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the "door to the American dream must always remain open" as he ann...

Financial Reform Advocate Slams Business Lobby's Deficit Reduction Plan

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

The nation's biggest business lobby, which counts Dow Chemical and Chevron Texaco among its largest donors, wants to reduce the deficit by easing ener...

Powerful GOP-Leaning Group Has Big Plans For 2012

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - The U.S Chamber of Commerce, which helped Republicans make big gains in the 2010 cong...

Chamber spends early, often on GOP congressional candidates

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsFor the big-spending U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 2012 election season began early with a flurry of hard-hitting ads ...

'Nonprofit' Means Personal Wealth For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Max Rosenthal | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The chief executives of major companies are frequently blasted for their massive salaries, but new reports show that the heads of the na...

Amanda Terkel

Chamber Of Commerce CEO Made Record Amount In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Tom Donohue, the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, made a record $4.7 million last year, at a time when the rest of the...

Fareed Zakaria's Republican Case for a National Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Zakaria begins to make the case for Republican and Tea Party support. Let's flesh it out a bit.

Kerry's American Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Today, a rare thing happened in the United States Senate. A major bill was unveiled aiming to invest in America's infrastructure.

Jason Linkins

Chamber Of Commerce President Mocks Demonstrators For Their Insufficient Knowledge Of Complicated Financial Instruments

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's important to remember that the ignorance of ordinary people who U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue mocks is precisely the state in which he hopes ordinary people to persist.

Green News Report: February 8, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was the W...

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...

Sam Stein

Chamber, AFL-CIO Back Infrastructure Spending In Rare Joint Statement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO, often bitter foes in conflicts between business and labor, released a rare joint statement...

The Fallacies of the Citizens United Decision

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Weissman

Compare: Justice Kennedy, majority decision in Citizens United, January 21, 2010: With the advent of the Internet, prompt disclosure of expenditures...

Green News Report: January 11, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The final...

Sam Stein

Business Lobby's President Backs Health Care Repeal Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 10 months after the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's preeminent business lobby, said it would not spend money to push for r...

Amanda Terkel

Chamber Of Commerce's Lobbying To Extend Bush Tax Cuts Would Reap Millions For Wealthy Backers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The labor-backed advocacy group U.S. Chamber Watch is taking aim at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a new report, arguing that the indus...