Jake Tapper talks to David Axelrod about the Obama administration’s allegation that the Chamber of Commerce is using foreign money to fund the group’s political activities–a charge the Chamber denies. Read More
Obama advisor David Axelrod appeared on CBS Face the Nation this morning and was grilled on unsubstantiated accusations made by President Obama and the Democratic National Committee — which originated with left-wing groups – that the Chamber of Commerce was secretly taking foreign money to fund its election campaign ads. Read More
A business that pays together, stays together. San Francisco’s business community, historically, has not been good about working as one team. But one thing has made this community unite this year and that’s what they call “dangerous tax measures” on the November ballot. Read More
The Chamber of Commerce is carpet bombing San Francisco with an aggressive ad campaign that is supposed to “arouse curiosity” among voters when considering the election this November.
The three-week campaign asks three simple questions: Read More
A million here, a million there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money, when it comes to election spending. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is shooting for $75 million in this year's election, more than twice its total during the 2008 presidential election, the Center for Public Integrity reports: Read More
Some city supervisors continue to stall on job creation and government efficiency, according to the latest scorecard by the Chamber of Commerce set to be released today.
In the midyear report “Paychecks and Pink Slips,” the Chamber of Commerce — The City’s largest pro-business organization — ranked supervisors based on how they voted since January on 10 pieces of legislation. Read More
The Chamber of Commerce called on its members in a final effort to oppose a pending ordinance that would require businesses that sell mobile phones to post product safety labels at the point of sale and provide information about cell phone radiation exposure.
If passed, San Francisco would be the only city in the nation to require this, adding extra burdens on local retailers, chamber officials said. Read More
If anything could push the GOP towards some free-market populism — opposing bailouts, standing up to lobbyists, cutting spending — it would be the election of Rand Paul, son of Rep. Ron Paul, in Kentucky. Read More
Accusing regulation opponents of doing the bidding of industry is a go-to tactic for many on the Left, and it will be the Democrats’ election theme this year. President Obama regularly does it. It’s also lazy and dishonest. Read More
Valerie Jarret, slumlord extroardinaire and the White House corporate liaison, doesn’t think businesses are bothered enough by their ObamaCare-inspired $14 billion markdown in profits to fight against Obamacare:
“I have not observed an orchestrated effort,” said Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama. Read More