Chamber of Commerce

CAMPAIGN FINANCE WATCHDOG SLAMS GOVERNOR WALKER FOR PAYBACK BUDGET

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and state and local affiliates spent heavily through front groups in 2010 Wisconsin elections

Washington, D.C. – In response to the state budget fight unfolding in Wisconsin, Public Campaign Action Fund, a national nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog, harshly criticized Governor Scott Walker for pursuing political payback against his opponents that benefit the corporate special interests. The same interests pumped millions into his election last year. 

Report: Tea Party-Endorsed Candidates Take Millions in Wall Street Cash

Will they stand with Wall Street donors or stand with their constituents?

Washington, D.C.—On Tea Party caucus founder Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) introduction of legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, a new report shows that Tea Party-endorsed candidates received at least $11.1 million in campaign cash from the finance, insurance, and real estate sector in the 2010 cycle.