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  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Tea party versus business backers in the bayou

    WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
  • U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]

    U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "An enemy revisited" (July 13), correctly states that in witnessing the harsh realities "the United States would do well to reassess its view on Iran." In fact, we should have a dialogue and trade with Iran, a country that does...
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • GOP candidates court Georgia voters in today's Senate runoff

    GOP candidates court Georgia voters in today's Senate runoff
    There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State. Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
  • Georgians choose millionaire newcomer Perdue in GOP Senate runoff

    Georgians choose millionaire newcomer Perdue in GOP Senate runoff
    Georgia voters Tuesday chose a millionaire from a political family, David Perdue, over longtime congressman Jack Kingston as the Republican nominee for an open Senate seat, ending a bruising primary fight that may have roughed up the party's prospects...
  • Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank

    Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a temporary reprieve Tuesday as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said he was working with a leading critic of the bank on a short-...