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Bernie Sanders And Big Business Find Something They Can Actually Agree On

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has tried to convince Democratic primary voters that she is firmly opposed to the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. ...

Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist Tom Donohue: Clinton Will Support TPP After Election

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue, a top lobbyist for the pro-corporate-power Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP] agreement, recently assured viewers that if Hillary Clinton wins the Presidential election, Clinton will support the TPP, even though she opposes it now.

Meet The Most Powerful Political Organization In Washington

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

This article was originally published in the journal Democracy. Subscribe to it here, because why not? WASHINGTON -- Coverage of the influence of mone...

U.S. Chamber-Backed Bill Bashed by Chamber Audience

Alex Formuzis | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Alex Formuzis

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform just devoted much of an entire day bemoaning the proliferation of breaches of Americans' personal data.

Sam Stein

How The Chamber Became The Most Powerful Group That Each Party Kinda Hates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Forty-plus minutes into his annual press conference on the state of American business, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Do...

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 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...

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...

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 in...

'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 Whi...

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 r...

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...