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White House Plans to Cut US Emissions at Least in Half by 2030

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President Biden this week will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the decade, according to two people briefed on the plan, as part of an aggressive push to combat climate change at home and persuade other major economies around the world to follow suit.   The […]

Source: The Washington Post


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Walter Mondale: Exemplifying an Upper Midwest Modesty and Norwegian Good Humor

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Walter Mondale, who transformed the role of the vice president during Jimmy Carter’s one-term presidency, yet suffered a crushing political defeat as the Democratic nominee against incumbent Ronald Reagan in 1984, has died. He was 93. Mondale, often called by his nickname “Fritz,” died Monday in Minneapolis, his family said in a statement. No cause […]

Source: Deadline


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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Appoints First Woman C.E.O.

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Suzanne Clark will become the first woman to lead the century-old group when the change takes effect on March 11. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday appointed Suzanne Clark as its next chief executive, one of the most powerful jobs in business, ending a 24-year run by Thomas J. Donohue. Ms. Clark will have […]

Source: The New York Times

Published: February 9, 2021


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Lawmakers who objected to election results have been cut off from 20 of their 30 biggest corporate PAC donors

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The 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed certification of the presidential election this month have lost the support of many of their largest corporate backers – but not all of them.

Source: adn.com

Published: May 24, 2022


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US Chamber of Commerce to stop supporting some lawmakers following the Capitol riots

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the powerful pro-business lobbying group, said Tuesday it will halt political contributions to certain lawmakers following the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last week.

Source: The Hill

Published: December 1, 2021


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