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Jane Norton Endorsed By U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Politico | DAVID CATANESE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce backed former Colorado Lt. Gov. Jane Norton's campaign for Senate Monday, giving the flagging establishment favorite a po...

Mort Zuckerman Is Not Incompetent

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Zuckerman's saying that corporate executives are refusing to make money because the President scares them. Any executive who misses an opportunity to make money should be fired on the spot.

Jobs for America

Tom Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Donohue

Instead of continuing their partnership with the business community and embracing proven ideas for job creation, Congress and the administration attacked and demonized key industries.

Drill, Gamble, Loot, Starve: The Chamber of Commerce, the GOP, and the Politics of Plunder

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The US Chamber of Commerce has released an "open letter" to the President, Congress, and the American people which contains its blueprint for our political future. It reads like the battle plan for those alien spaceships from Independence Day.

On the Foul Line with the Chamber of Commerce

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Like LeBron James, the Chamber of Commerce's Tom Donahue knows who his Super Friends are: big business, the conservative, naysaying obstructionists in Congress and their candidates, poised to take back the majority.

Dear Frank Rich: Wall Street Reform is an International Opportunity

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

It is the culture underlying our international economic system we must examine, if we are to eliminate the root cause of this crisis.

Showdown on Wall Street and K Street

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Organizers believe that the recent victory on health care reform will help propel a similar movement to take on banking giants.

An industry unaffected by America's economic crisis

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

At the same time President Barack Obama was insisting the nation needed a stimulus plan to save the drowning economy, one industry was swimming in dou...

Supreme Court's Majority Sides With U.S. Chamber Of Commerce In Over 2/3 Of Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)— A study from a liberal interest group says the Supreme Court of Chief Justice John Roberts has a decidedly pro-business tilt, e...

Jason Linkins

Chamber Of Commerce Says Taxpayers Should Help Pay For BP Spill Cleanup; GOP Leader Agrees, Then Recants

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce typically doesn't put itself out there as a big fan of socialism. But that all changes when we're talking about risk and liability. In those cases, they love socialism to death!

Weekly Mulch: Massey Energy coal costs the environment

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Coal consumption has costs -- this week's explosion at a West Virginia mine, which killed 25, made that cl...

America Wakes Up to the Importance of Liability and the Stupidity of "Caps"

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Doroshow

Teachable moments can come almost anytime, from anywhere. The recent history of corporate and professional breakdowns and mess-ups should provide a n...

Coal's Next Stand

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Colorado's coal industry has filed two ballot initiatives to gut the state's renewable-energy standard and undo an agreement with its largest public utility to shut down remaining coal plants.

The Coming Policy Debate Even Uglier Than Heath Care

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

One of the dirtiest political fights in memory is over (sort of). But if you think the health care debate got rough, wait until President Obama and Congress turn to energy and climate.

Green News Report -- March 23, 2010 (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: World Water D...

Revealed: Rahm Emanuel Nixed DOJ Review of Political Prosecutions of Don Siegelman and Paul Minor

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan DeMelle

The Supreme Court is to address whether a U.S. citizen can be convicted and imprisoned for donating to a political campaign without the court requiring any evidence of an explicit quid pro quo.

'Save GE' Amendment: Manufacturers Push For Exemption From Financial Regulation Bill

washingtonpost.com | Jia Lynn Yang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The amendment, which the Senate might vote on early this week, could make it difficult for federal regulators to address threats to the global financi...

Where Businesses That Support Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Should Go

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

It turns out that when it comes to climate change, US businesses aren't so conservative after all. That's why a group like American Businesses for Clean Energy is so important.

Green News Report -- March 16, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and BlackBerry! IN TODAY'S RADI...

Ask the Chamber of Commerce: Why Is Too Much Not Enough?

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Living in these United States, there comes a point at which you throw your hands up in exasperation and despair and ask a fundamental question: how much excess profit does corporate America really need?

Supermarket Contract Stops 36,000 Workers From Strike

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Ann West

Due to the recession, supermarket workers are feeling the pain: low wages, escalating health care costs, and a reduction in pension benefits. However, unionized workers have locals watching their backs, and negotiating fair wages and benefits.

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fi...

The Corporatists - Running the Nut House from Bizarro World

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 02.17.2010 | Politics
Joanne Doroshow

With virtually infinite resources, corporate America has had a grip on the executive and legislative branches of government for some time.

The Greed Olympics: Banks and Insurers Battle for the Gold

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Dreier

As the Greed Olympics heats up, it is time for Americans to stop being spectators. The President and Congress shouldn't be the only ones judging the competition and handing out the medals.

New Poll Results Reveal the Impact of Decades-Long Climate Confusion Campaign

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Fifty-seven percent of Americans polled believe climate change is happening, compared with a figure of 71 percent in October 2008, a 14 point drop.