Super Committee

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Supercommittee Member Pat Toomey Benefited from U.S. Chamber Money

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released its recommendations for the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction, or “supercommittee.”

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the "Silly Criticism" That Isn't Silly At All

Here's a round-up of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's work for the week of Aug 8-Aug 12, 2011.

Hensarling's Biggest Donor Aided Tax Dodgers

Yesterday, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) was named co-chair of the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction. Like the other members selected, Hensarling has close ties to any number of special interest groups in Washington, D.C. Hensarling's number one career donor, for instance, are the employees and PAC of accounting giant KPMG, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. His campaign committee has received $62,250 from company donors.

Deficit Super Committee: Who Will They Look Out For?

Who will the deficit reduction “super committee” look out for, regular Americans, or their special interest campaign donors?