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Obama Slaps Congress, Lobbyists In Push For Consumer Protection Agency (VIDEO, REMARKS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The White House on Friday renewed its push for a consumer financial protection agency with President Obama and a senior economic official warning Cong...

Top Ten Civil Justice Triumphs Of the Decade!

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Doroshow

We look back with pride, and with some amazement really, at these great civil justice wins during the past decade. It hasn't been easy, and there are many to thank.

Elizabeth Warren New Model For Wall St.: 'If You Can't Explain It, You Can't Sell It'

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- In Elizabeth Warren's world, credit card contracts would be so simple a teenager could read and understand them in four minutes...

The Chamber of Commerce and Climate Change

Joe Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joe Keefe

The Chamber of Commerce is dead wrong on climate change, and dead wrong on cap-and-trade legislation.

Dylan Ratigan To Chamber Of Commerce's Tom Donohue: "You Talk Nonsense" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, made an appearance on Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan Wednesday to tout the Chamber...

Fossil Fuel Companies Block Climate Treaty

John Passacantando | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Passacantando

Missing from the mainstream media reports of the climate bill opposition are the actual names of the accomplices, who rarely get identified due to their heavy advertising budgets in some of the same publications.

Arthur Delaney

Tax-Dodgers And Their Lobbyists Put The Brakes Obama's Tax-Haven Crackdown: U.S. PIRG

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the Obama administration quietly shelved its proposal to raise $210 billion over 10 years by cracking down on U.S. companies that use overseas su...

Chamber of Commerce: A Long History of Killing Clean Energy Policy

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

A diminished role for the U.S. Chamber would brighten the prospects of passing climate and energy policy in the United States and abroad.

More Pressure On Chamber Of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's hostility to climate change legislation is making for something of a hostile climate for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. ...

Sam Stein

Chamber Hosts Business Forum In Hall Funded By AIG

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a conference on Tuesday designed to outline the state of the economy and to make a push for various forms of pro-b...

Wal-Mart of Construction Industry Launches Another Assault on Its Workers

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

The anti-worker Associated Builders & Contractors has teamed up with its right-wing friends to fight President Obama's health care reform efforts.

The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

It turns out that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce only has 300,000 members, not the more than 3 million it claimed to represent just a day ago.

News Flash From Bjorn Lomborg and the WSJ: We Should Help Poor People

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Who said that tackling climate change is separate from helping the poorest among us? The issues are all integrally related and the poorest are being hit hardest by climate changes already.

The Race Is On for Clean Energy

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gene Karpinski

As President Obama has said many times: the nation that leads in the creation of a clean energy economy will be the nation that leads the global economy.

Chamber Businesses Pressured To Take A Stand On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politico reports that businesses which make up the ranks of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are taking the heat for the business association's controvers...

Baucus And White House Wooed Industry Groups For Support

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politico reports that the White House and Sen. Max Baucus helped create a corporate-backed health reform campaign by fostering a relationship with ind...

Climate Controversy Damages Chamber's Reputation

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

The Chamber's tone-deaf response to the situation is contributing to reputation damage that is hurting the organization's credibility.

They're All Against Jobs

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Everyone is crying for jobs, but no one seems to understand why there aren't any. And the reason for those opposing jobs is money.

Who Funds The Chamber Of Commerce? HuffPost Readers Respond

The Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost readers responded to our request for more information about the companies and organizations which fund and support the Chamber of Commerce, w...

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 ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Another Company May Leave Chamber of Commerce Over Extreme Position On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Singing Of The GOP Sirens, Joe... Joe... Joe...

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

As an Epic Fail saga, Joe Lieberman is basking in the fading limelight that is diminishing with time. What will he come up with next to flip those who used to support him as he continues this mad journey?

Who Funds The Chamber Of Commerce? Help HuffPost Find Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been vociferous in its opposition to White House initiatives on financial reform, health care reform and climate chan...

Chamber Of Commerce Spends $34 Million On Lobbying In Three Months

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The US Chamber of Commerce reported that it spent a mind-boggling $34.7 million lobbying Congress in the third quarter of 2009 -- far surpassing the $...

US Chamber Of Commerce May Be Inflating Membership Numbers

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mother Jones reports that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce likely inflates the number of businesses in its membership. While it touts having 3 million mem...