September 26, 2013 The GOP can still reasonably claim to be the "party of business." But it's clear there's a significant amount of tension between the Republican Party and the business community.
January 12, 2012 U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue says he is "disappointed" that some GOP presidential candidates are attacking front-runner Mitt Romney for his work at Bain Capital. The head of the nation's most powerful pro-business association calls Romney's business record "damn good."
December 21, 2011 A report by the Wall Street Journal alleges attackers in China infiltrated computers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Chinese officials denied the report, saying it was irresponsible.
July 27, 2011 It could be taken as a sign of just how dysfunctional Washington is in the summer of the mother of all debt-ceiling fights. William Daley, with arguably the strongest business ties of any member of President Obama's inner circle, said the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's head didn't tell him in a phone call that the group was backing Boehner's debt-ceiling proposal.
February 7, 2011 Addressing the Chamber of Commerce, Obama used a patriotic message to urge business leaders to invest to create more jobs in the U.S. An obvious challenge of this appeal: Globalization means many U.S. businesses are owned and operated by non-Americans.
January 11, 2011 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants health care law repealed. And it still finds Obama the problem, not solution, despite the naming of the business friendly William Daley as the new White House chief of staff.
November 3, 2010 Tom Donahue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO, said the chamber will still work with both parties. The chamber has had a contentious relationship with the Obama White House and many congressional Democrats.
November 11, 2009 The Office of the Ombudsman has received an influx of emails claiming NPR falsely reported that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has 3 million members in an Oct. 6 story. But they are not correct. In an All Things Considered story about Apple Inc. ...