Attack! Top Corporations Donate Millions to US Chamber of Commerce to Stop Democrats

Politics is the economy of power. With the Congressional elections on our proverbial doorstep, here’s your Cheat Sheet to how some large corporations have used the US Chamber of Commerce to tilt the balance of power away from the Democrats:

74% = The percentage of $17.4 million which the US Chamber of Commerce spent attacks against Democrats.

$2 Million = The amount Prudential (PRU) donated to the US Chamber of Commerce to stop financial regulation.

$1.7 Million = The amount Dow Chemical (DOW) donated to the US Chamber of Commerce to stop stricter security requirements at chemical facilities.

$8 Million = The amount Goldman Sachs (GS), Chevron (CVX), and Aegon donated to the US Chamber of Commerce to stop federal regulation and spending.

$10 Million = The amount the health insurance industry anonymously donated to US Chamber of Commerce to oppose the new health care bill.