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How Does Wall Street Show Its Love For Financial Reform? By Spending $1.4 Million Dollars A Day to Kill It
July 14, 2010 – 8:37 pm

For Immediate Release
July 14, 2010

Washington, DC – It seems that opponents of reform trying a Hail Mary pass to kill Wall Street reform. This morning Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed big banks like Goldman …

AFR Decries US Chamber of Commerce for Fronting for Wall St
July 14, 2010 – 12:30 pm
AFR Decries US Chamber of Commerce for Fronting for Wall St

AFR Decries U.S. Chamber of Commerce for Fronting for Wall Street

Flashback: ThinkProgress: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coordinating Wall Street’s Stealth Lobbying Campaign To Kill Reform

Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform …

Small Business Leaders Join Senators In Calling For Financial Reform And Wall Street Accountability
April 22, 2010 – 8:30 am

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce CEO, S. Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce CEO and Small Business Owners Join Senators Durbin, Reed and Bennet at U.S. Capitol to Discuss Small Business Protections In Wall Street Reform …

AFR: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Lies Won’t Stop Reform
March 26, 2010 – 4:02 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 26, 2010

Consumer Protection: Just the Facts, Ma’am

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Lies Won’t Stop Reform

Washington, DC – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce claims it stands up for the …

Small Business Owners Call on U.S. Chamber to Reveal Funders of Ads Attacking Financial Reform
March 18, 2010 – 9:01 am

For Immediate Release:
March 17, 2010

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS CALL ON U.S. CHAMBER TO REVEAL FUNDERS OF ADS ATTACKING FINANCIAL REFORM
Small business owners available for comment

Washington, DC – Immediately after Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd …

AFR Response to Industry Arguments Against Financial Reform
January 20, 2010 – 10:48 am

The Chamber of Commerce is descending upon Capitol Hill today, intending to kill financial reform.

Read AFR’s letter urging the Senate to reject the Chamber’s false rhetoric
Read about how the Chamber represents CEO special interests, not …

The U.S. Chamber: Agenda Set by CEOs Special Interests, Not Main Street Small Business
January 20, 2010 – 10:44 am
The U.S. Chamber:  Agenda Set by CEOs Special Interests, Not Main Street Small Business

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce repeatedly claims that its agenda represents the interests of small businesses.  However, recent investigations have shown that a relatively small number of large contributors dominate the U.S. Chamber’s funding.  Meanwhile …

AFR to Congress: Reject the Chamber’s False Rhetoric
January 20, 2010 – 10:36 am
AFR to Congress: Reject the Chamber’s False Rhetoric

The Chamber of Commerce is descending upon Capitol Hill today, January 20, intending to kill financial reform.

Read about how the Chamber represents CEO special interests, not Main Street Small Businesses
Read our responses to industry arguments …