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Greek banks are down to their final 500 million euros (GREK)

Greek banks are down to their 500 million euros. Writing in The Telegraph on Thursday, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard cites the head of the Hellenic Chambers of Commerce, who told The Telegraph that, "We are reliably informed that the cash reserves of the banks are down to €500m. Show More Summary

McConnell: Senate unlikely to confirm ambassador to Cuba

(AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Republican majority is unlikely to confirm an ambassador to Cuba. [...] in a speech to a local chamber of commerce in Kentucky on Thursday, McConnell called Cuba a thuggish regime that has become a haven for criminals fleeing prosecution in the United States.

'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

23 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Nearly 50 years ago, California Assembly Speaker Jesse Unruh famously compared campaign cash to mother's milk. Though money and influence have always shaped American politics, the nature of that power is changing. Driven by the rise of political action committees and a Supreme Court that has conflated...

BLACK CHAMBER: MINORITY, LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS HURT BY EPA REGULATIONS: Harry Alford, the president…

BLACK CHAMBER: MINORITY, LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS HURT BY EPA REGULATIONS: Harry Alford, the president and chief executive officer of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, believes the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, designed to stop coal-fired power plants from spewing carbon into the atmosphere, will do nothing but hurt blacks and Hispanics. And for the life of […]

Thomas Donohue Sells US Chamber Of Commerce To Big Tobacco

Attachment Size Graph of ages when people become regular smokers 36.78 KB The US Chamber of Commerce's fossil-friendly climate policies have driven away members, but like many think tanks, the Chamber has also helped Big Tobacco in its efforts to stay in business, i.e., by addicting adolescents. The New York TI mes' U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

Four executives of leading health care organizations are members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to thwart antismoking laws.

Detroit Lions to Host First LGBT Pride Night in the NFL

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce says that the Detroit Lions are set to host the first LGBT Pride night of any NFL team this fall. The Detroit Free Press reports: James Felton Keith, CEO of the organization, said the group will host what… The post Detroit Lions to Host First LGBT Pride Night in the NFL appeared first on Towleroad.

Many Board Members Fight Smoking Even as Chamber Opposes Tobacco Laws

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Four executives of leading health care organizations are members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to thwart antismoking laws.

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce: Lobbying Hard For Big Tobacco Worldwide

The term “Chamber of Commerce” plants visions of a quaint, local organization helping hang banners in the town square at Christmas time, or sponsoring youth groups in a Fourth of July parade during warmer seasons. Realistically, however, the U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Works Globally To Fight Antismoking Measures

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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The Darin LaHood Campaign Is Asking the US Chamber Of Commerce To Like About Mike Flynn Churches That Oppose Gay Marriage Should Still Tax Breaks The Supreme Court And End Of The Umpire Progressive Mass Hysteria Buzzfeed's Journalistic Struggles...

U.S. Chamber Takes On Anti-Smoking Laws

New York Times: “From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, [...]

MIKE FLYNN UPDATE: The Darin LaHood Campaign Asking the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Lie About Mike F…

MIKE FLYNN UPDATE: The Darin LaHood Campaign Asking the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Lie About Mike Flynn Is Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Establishment. David Steinberg’s article at PJM seems particularly timely right now: @moelane @DLoesch @AceofSpadesHQ @RobEngstrom I work for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. — Nathan Hoffman (@Milenatehoff) June […]

#TheRevolutionWillBeLiveStreamed: Flynn/LaHood "Candidate Forum," on YouTube, at 7 PM Eastern

Andrew Breitbart's Wartime Consiglierte goes up against Establishment/US Chamber of Commerce/Main Street Partnership scion and Boehner Water Carrier Darin LaHood. Watch (not just listen) below. If the channel gets stuck, it might also be available here. Also, it's the top...

National Black Chamber Of Commerce Joins Oil Industry's Op-Ed Campaign Against EPA Climate Plan

Like Americans for Prosperity, the Beacon Hill Institute, and the State Policy Network before it, the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) is the latest oil industry front group to run a deceptive op-ed campaign against the EPA's climate change plan, with NBCC president Harry C. Show More Summary

Block That Metaphor Dep’t: Rent Seeking Edition

“We’re not real interested in climbing in bed with the corn lobby to accuse the sugar industry of being prostitutes,” he said. “We oppose all forms of corporate welfare.” —James Davis from the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, quoted by WaPo, Exclusive: … Continue reading ?

SAPVoice: Pioneer Spirit Brings Sweeping Change At Public Utility

Omaha, Nebraska is proud of being at the center of things. But don’t take my word for it. Check out the local Chamber of Commerce’s We Don’t Coast campaign. The campaign’s clever tagline is more than just a reference to the region’s central location in U.S. geography. It’s meant to describe [...]

Want to know the darker side of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lobbying efforts? Find out from Alyssa Katz, author of the book The Influence Machine.

Alyssa Katz, author of The Influence Machine, talk about how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce acts on behalf of the certain factions of the business world--and gets paid handsomely for it.

US Threats to Tighten Sanctions on Russia Nothing But PR - US Businessman

The US will not tighten economic sanctions against Russia despite claims by US officials, head of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Russian Federation Alexis Rodzianko told RIA Novosti.

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