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Bloomberg by the Numbers: $185 Million

A Center for Public Integrity investigation identifies $185 million that some of the biggest U.S. companies sent to politically active nonprofit groups in about a one-year period surrounding the 2012 election. The project, which the Washington-based transparency advocacy group released...

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Demonstrators, including many senior citizens, are led away by police during a protest against cuts to federal safety net programs, including Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

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Demonstrators, including many senior citizens, are led away by police during a protest against cuts to federal safety net programs, including Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Chamber: Entitlement Cuts Essential in Any Fiscal Cliff Deal with Taxes

Written by Brian Wingfield The U.S. Chamber of Commerce won’t support a long-term deal to rein in spending and increase revenue unless it contains provisions to curb spending on entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security, the head of...

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington.

Chamber’s Election Stance = Bystander in Fiscal Cliff Talks?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce shouts “JOBS” with two-story-tall block letters strung on its building facing the White House. That might be the closest the business trade association gets to President Barack Obama’s talks on skirting the fiscal cliff, a $607...

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