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May 04, 2010 2:09 pm ET filed under Blog

Group That Attacked Bill Halter For Outsourcing Supports Outsourcing

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April 16, 2010 5:39 pm ET filed under Blog

Chamber Uses Republican Pollster To Fight Wall Street Reform

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April 08, 2010 11:44 am ET filed under Blog

The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Fights For Secrecy

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March 19, 2010 12:13 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Chamber Of Commerce's "Too Much" Ad Has Too Many Lies About Health Care Reform

The health insurance industry-funded Chamber of Commerce has released a new factually inaccurate ad about health care reform.  As the vote to provide millions of Americans with health care coverage they can afford draws nearer, these desperate lies are not at all surprising.

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March 11, 2010 4:01 pm ET filed under Blog

Insurance Companies Blanket Airwaves With Misleading Ads

Media Matters Action Network, SEIU, and Progressive Media worked together to further expose how the insurance industry has teamed up with the Chamber of Commerce to try and block health care reform.

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March 09, 2010 3:33 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Chamber Of Commerce Couldn't "Afford" To Buy Any Facts For Their New Ad

The Chamber of Commerce's health care group, Employers for a Healthy Economy, has created a new anti-health care reform ad.  Titled "Afford," the Chamber of Commerce clearly didn't pony up the dough for any actual facts in the short spot.

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March 09, 2010 2:32 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Chamber of Commerce Lies About Health Care Reform

On March 9, 2010, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce published a blog post falsely claiming the Democratic plan for reforming health care would increase premiums, increase the deficit, and kill jobs.  In reality, the plan would reduce the deficit, lower premiums, and create up to 4 million American jobs.

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February 16, 2010 3:27 pm ET filed under Blog

Chamber of Commerce Clarifies But Questions Remain

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January 25, 2010 2:09 pm ET filed under Blog

Chamber Of Commerce Spent $123 Million On Lobbying Last Year

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January 21, 2010 12:24 pm ET filed under Blog

U.S. Chamber Spent Over $71 Million On Lobbying In Q4

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January 13, 2010 11:42 am ET filed under Blog

Private Insurance Companies Have Been Funding The Chamber's Anti-Reform Campaign

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January 12, 2010 10:01 am ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber's Tom Donahue Falsely Claims Clean Energy Legislation Would Kill Jobs

In a speech on January 12, 2010, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce president Tom Donahue falsely claim clean energy legislation would kill jobs. In reality, an increased investment in clean energy technology would create millions of American green jobs across every single state.

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January 07, 2010 11:13 am ET filed under Fact Check

New Chamber Ad's Scary Forest Hides The Truth

The Chamber of Commerce's health care coalition, Employers for a Healthy Economy, has begun airing a new anti-health care reform ad in several states.  Despite what the ad says, there is nothing hidden or secret about what is contained within the health care reform legislation.

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December 09, 2009 12:16 pm ET filed under Blog

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Bankrolled By Small Number Of Contributors

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November 25, 2009 11:42 am ET filed under Fact Check

Chamber Of Commerce Should "Start Over" On Another Ad

The Chamber of Commerce's Employers for a Healthy Economy has issued a new ad called "Start Over."  The Chamber needs to take its own advice, however, and start over on a new ad to include some facts.

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November 18, 2009 2:40 pm ET filed under Blog

Business Groups Fight Against Paid Sick Leave For H1N1 Sufferers

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November 12, 2009 4:24 pm ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber's "Skyrocket" Ad Flies Without Facts

On November 11, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Employers for a Health Economy coalition released a new anti-health care reform ad titled "Skyrocket."  Just like the Chamber's other recent anti-reform ads, this new ad is in dire need of some factual information.

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November 12, 2009 4:19 pm ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber Forgot The Facts In New "Titus" Ad

On November 11, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Employers for a Healthy Economy coalition released new anti-reform ads.  Their "Titus" ad attacks Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) for her pro-reform vote, but because the Chamber's attacks are based on faulty information, the ad's message is just a few seconds of fear mongering.

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November 04, 2009 2:46 pm ET filed under Fact Check

New Chamber Of Commerce Ad Misleads On The Economy And Small Businesses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Employers for a Healthy Economy coalition has released a new anti-health care reform ad that misleads viewers into thinking Democratic proposals will endanger their jobs.  As SEIU points out below, in reality, the legislation would benefit small businesses, the national economy, and individual Americans across the country.

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October 29, 2009 1:38 pm ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Recycles Old Ad For New Attack On Health Care Reform

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has revamped an old ad from the summer to continue its fight against progressive health care reform.  However, just like before, the ad falls flat on facts.

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October 27, 2009 1:50 pm ET filed under Blog

Washington Post Calls Out Chamber Of Commerce

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October 14, 2009 4:42 pm ET filed under Blog

U.S. Chamber's New Website Is Supported By Oil, Tobacco & Health Insurance Ads

While seeking to rally the public around "free enterprise," the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's new website features ads from some of America's most notorious industries: oil, tobacco, and health insurance.

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October 14, 2009 12:19 pm ET filed under Blog

Chamber Of Commerce Abandons Small States

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October 09, 2009 1:13 pm ET filed under Blog

Could Health Care Reform Further Divide The Chamber Of Commerce?

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October 09, 2009 10:18 am ET filed under Fact Check

The Chamber Of Commerce Issues Erratic Ad In The Wake Of Their Break-Up With Apple

Just days after their break-up with Apple, the Chamber of Commerce has released a new ad that falsely implies the health care reform bill emerging from the Senate Finance Committee will be paid for by increasing taxes on American citizens.  In reality, the Congressional Budget Office has made it clear the bill will reduce the deficit and only tax those with the ability to pay for the most expensive health insurance.

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October 08, 2009 11:58 am ET filed under Blog

Chamber Of Commerce Called Out For "Methodologically Flawed" Survey That "Provides Little Useful Information" and "Needlessly Endangers The Public"

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September 01, 2009 10:48 am ET filed under Fact Check

Chamber Of Commerce Ad Says Nine Months Is Too Fast To Pass Legislation

On September 1, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the release of a new anti-health care reform ad titled "The Fast Sale."  The ad asserts that congressional efforts to reform America's health care delivery system is happening quickly in order to hide the truth about reform from American citizens.  However, since Congress and President Obama have been working on health care reform since January, nine months is hardly moving too fast.

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August 11, 2009 7:50 pm ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Radio Ad Leaves The Truth Behind

On August 12, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a radio ad that likens efforts to reform health insurance to an approaching train.  This ad, however, is derailed by the obvious lack of factual information used.

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May 27, 2009 5:24 pm ET filed under Fact Check

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Repeats Myths About The Employee Free Choice Act

In a new ad, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce falsely claims that the Employee Free Choice Act would "strip away the secret ballot." It goes on to state: "Congress needs to fix the economy, not worry about trying to bail out the big unions."

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May 20, 2009 2:02 pm ET filed under Blog

The GOP's Alternative (Energy) Reality

A new GOP strategy memo further proves that Republicans just don't have any new ideas when it comes to energy.

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