13 May '11, 8pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Attacks President Obama's Corporate Disclosure Order: via @addthis

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Attacks President Obama's Corporate Disclosure Order: via @addthis

As Jessica Pieklo reported two weeks ago , President Obama is working on an executive order that would require federal contractors to publicly disclose donations to political campaigns. While this type of disclosure is ideal for the American public and would help to significantly cut down on the pay-to-play situation that often happens when companies donate to the right political campaign in order to secure a government contract, many in Washington are biting back at the order. The United States Chamber of Commerce -- a big business lobbying organization that, despite its misleading name, is not actually a government agency -- has been speaking out and promising to do whatever it takes to make sure that the order doesn't go through. "Whatever it takes" could be quite a lot as the Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest lobbying organizations in the U.S., spending more mo...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/politics/blog/the-u-s-chamber...

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