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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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  • Obama's bold new policy on Cuba

    It takes a lot to shake the jaded White House press corps. So when I walked into the briefing room last Thursday and a reporter friend greeted me with "Wow, this is a legacy day," when another reporter observed that Obama was ending his sixth year with...
  • Will Supreme Court endorse discrimination against pregnant workers?

    Will Supreme Court endorse discrimination against pregnant workers?
    In some ways, the pregnancy discrimination case argued today at the U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a beautiful thing. Groups that are usually at each other’s throats over reproductive rights are working together to persuade the justices...
  • Who bankrolls the Illinois Supreme Court?

    Who bankrolls the Illinois Supreme Court?
    I and several other lawyers across Illinois contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the organization Campaign for 2016 to educate the public about why Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier should not have been retained in last month's...
  • Unfaithfully executing the law

    President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are American citizens, to live and work in this country without the threat of deportation,...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • On immigration, Obama does what the GOP won't

    President Barack Obama's announcement last night that he is using his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation in order to focus enforcement on dangerous and violent criminals touched off howls from Republicans before he...
  • Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem

    Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem
    This Thanksgiving weekend, Florida residents might be surprised to see loud and disorderly protesters harassing shoppers and blocking streets. These sorts of intimidation tactics are, unfortunately, all too common for a group known as OUR Walmart, which...
  • EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles

    EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles
    The Obama administration's long-awaited announcement Wednesday that it wants to toughen limits on smog-forming ozone immediately generated questions about whether the plan can survive the current political climate and how much its cost will factor in...
  • Business groups fight Obama executive order on federal contractors

    Business groups fight Obama executive order on federal contractors
    Business groups are fighting an executive order signed by President Barack Obama to crack down on federal contractors with histories of labor-law violations. They say the measure signed by Obama in July is unfair, and will drive up costs for industry...
  • Big business siding against unions at Walmart? Big surprise

    Big business siding against unions at Walmart? Big surprise
    What a surprise! A man who works for the Workforce Freedom Initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce complains that unions are behind an effort to organize Walmart and other workers ("'OUR Walmart' is a union front," Nov. 27). He thinks that the group...
  • 'OUR Walmart' is a union front

    'OUR Walmart' is a union front
    The Friday after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is reliably one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And, just as reliably, you can expect a group called OUR Walmart, which is financed by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW)...