U.S. Chamber of Commerce's file:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

From the chamber's Web site: "The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. More than 96% of U.S. Chamber members are small businesses with 100 employees or fewer."

Recent statements involving U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."  

Tim Kaine supported "higher energy costs for families."

"Obamacare could cause 20 million people to lose their current coverage."

"A Florida judge ruled parts of Obamacare unconstitutional."

"20 million people could lose their current coverage" … "including our senior citizens who are on Medicare."

Recent stories featuring U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Testing Obamacare on the Truth-O-Meter:

The Affordable Care Act reaches a milestone on Oct. 1, 2013, when health insurance marketplaces that were set up as part of the law begin enrolling people.

Many claims on both sides of the political aisle have been made about President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, which has been implemented in phases since becoming law in March 2010.   


Fact-checking the U.S. Chamber on Alan Grayson:

The fiery liberal's "Die quickly!" taunt lives on in a new campaign ad.

The flood of falsehoods about the health care law:

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.

Fact-checking the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into congressional races with a barrage of ads this month, focusing on the economy, jobs and taxes. But they all had issues with the truth.

As election approaches, Truth-o-Meter whirls:

With only days to go until Election Day, candidates kept the Truth-O-Meter whirling last week.

Our trusty meter ventured overseas and back again for claims
on Mexican workers, Chinese wind turbines and Washington health care.

Homegrown controversies over political TV ads on the rape shield law and education funding were also up for inspection. 

No one fared well. All our rulings were Half True or worse.

Election Day is Nov. 2.

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