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Update: 12/1/10

Chamber Board member Don Blankenship resigns with the full weight of a criminal investigation bearing down on him. We urge Mr. Blankenship to enter into a cooperation agreement with federal prosecutors and tell all about other corporate criminals including Tom Donohue.

Update: 11/24/10

Tom Delay convicted of money laundering for funneling money through GOP groups to manipulate elections. We urge the DOJ to prosecute Tom Donohue and Karl Rove for similar conduct. 

Update 10/15/10

New IRS Complaint Filed Against Chamber and Donohue for Tax Fraud and Perjury. Click here to read the complaint.

Update 10/11/10

For the past year, has been urging the FBI and Department of Justice to investigate various activities of the Chamber that violate federal law. Now, has joined these calls with a letter to the DOJ demanding an "immediate criminal investigation into the use by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce of contributions by foreign nationals to pay for advertising advocating the election or defeat of candidates for federal office."  MoveOn has set up a petition for citizens to sign supporting the investigation. 

Update 10/9/10

Obama Calls Chamber "A Threat To Democracy" because of foreign spending on elections.  

Update 10/7/10

Groups rally at Chamber building to oppose foreign money in US elections.

Update 9/15/10

MoveOn releases ad tying the Chamber’s dirty money and fraud to Senate candidates Rand Paul and Kelly Ayotte. See press release here

Update 9/13/10

Stop the Chamber launches new campaign to expose Karl Rove’s new partnership with the Chamber, Check out the campaign’s first ad.

Update 9/10/10

Tax Fraud Charges Brought Against The Chamber Watchdog group charges in a complaint filed today with the Internal Revenue Service that the Chamber violated tax codes by laundering millions of dollars meant for charitable work from a group with ties to the insurance giant A.I.G. See IRS Filing here. 

UPDATE: 8/4/10

Tom Donohue has been palling around with the president of China in order to promote the outsourcing of American jobs. As Mr. Donohue told VentureOutsource publication, outsourcing is good for business and the Chamber is “fighting to preserve their right to [outsource].”   


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