Topic: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
America is poised for a political 'perfect storm': An unprecedented concentration of income and wealth at the top, a record amount of secret money flooding our democracy, and a public in the aftershock of the great recession becoming increasingly angry and cynical about government.
10/08/2010 10:35 am
Liberal groups charge the US Chamber of Commerce with spending foreign donations on political ads targeted against Democrats. Chamber officials deny the charge, but campaign finance law makes it hard to know for sure.
10/07/2010 01:56 pm
Special interest groups are spending five times as much on this year's midterm elections as compared to 2006. Many of their donors can't be traced. Congress must require disclosure.
10/04/2010 04:56 pm
There's some good news for Democrats in polls asking which party should control Congress. But certain portions of the electorate – and of the party's base – are big unknowns for Democrats.
10/03/2010 05:59 pm
News Corp., the parent company of Fox News, has donated $1 million each to the Republican Governors Association and the US Chamber of Commerce, both of which work to defeat Democrats.
10/01/2010 02:32 pm
Elizabeth Warren understands 'every American has to get a fair shake in their financial dealings,' Obama says.
09/18/2010 12:47 pm
The bill includes a $30 billion fund to increase access to lending for small businesses, and $12 billion in tax cuts. It also sets off debate on whether to extend the Bush tax cuts to more than the just 'middle class.'
09/16/2010 09:05 pm
Elizabeth Warren is tipped to be appointed by President Obama to set up a new consumer finance protection agency dealing with mortgages, credit cards and other financial products. But the choice of Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor, is controversial.
09/16/2010 10:15 am
House and Senate candidates in this election cycle raised nearly $1.2 billion, ahead of the pace for contests in 2008. Republican Meg Whitman is pumping $104 million of her own money into her campaign for California governor.
09/07/2010 09:49 am
In Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, a Republican challenger with little money poses a serious threat to a Democratic incumbent with deep pockets. Does the race portend a Republican revolution à la 1994?
08/31/2010 09:34 am