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Today's Teamster News 06.27.12

Inquiry Looks Into a Shield for Donors in Elections  New York Times   ...Mr. Schneiderman issued a wide-ranging subpoena on Tuesday to executives at a foundation affiliated with the chamber, seeking e-mails, bank records and other documents to determine whether the foundation illegally funneled $18 million to the chamber for political and lobbying activities, according to people with knowledge of the investigation...

Chamber villainy exposed

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today is hosting two of our favorite Governors Gone Wild, Scott Walker and Rick Scott, at some sort of crazy-person confab. That's where Walker made the odd comment about putting up a sign that said, "Wisconsin is open for business."

The Chamber president, Tom Donohue, looks like a dime-novel villain, but he's actually quite dangerous. He pretends that the Chamber wants to create U.S. jobs in the same way the Joker promotes Batman's well-being. Today Donohue said,


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