Monday, January 24, 2011

What is the Chamber of Commerce? How powerful is it?

What is the Chamber of Commerce? And how much influence do they have in politics? On the next Your Call we'll talk about the Chamber of Commerce. Who makes up the Chamber? And what is their political agenda? The Chamber spent $131.5 million on lobbying in 2010. How much did that impact the midterm elections? Who are they funding? Join us live at 10 or send us an email at What does Obama's relationship with the Chamber of Commerce say about the organization's influence in U.S. politics? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Sasha Abramsky, freelance writer

Christy Setzer, communications director for US Chamber Watch

Edwin Bender, executive director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics

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