US Chamber Backs Establishment Republicans

Chamber Spends $50Mill to Retain Unpopular Congress

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans to spend at least $50 million to "support establishment, business-friendly candidates in primaries and the general election, with an aim of trying to win a Republican Senate majority." They're taking on the Tea Party and fighting to keep incumbents of history's most unpopular Congress in office.

US Chamber Will Be Involved in GOP Primaries

Breitbart News Staff

It's no surprise that establishment Republican backers the US Chamber are getting more involved in 2014 GOP primaries. They've waged war on Tea Party conservative candidates (and their political affairs program is headed by a former RNC staffer). 

Knives Come Out for Christie

Patrick J. Buchanan, Human Events

Dems will be spending 26 months blocking Christie in Trenton and trashing him nationally, as will those in the GOP who see in the coalescing Chamber of Commerce-Beltway elite alliance a plot to seize the party from them. If a civil war's coming inside the GOP, does Christie wish to be the champion of the establishment?

US Chamber-Backed Byrne Wins AL01

Sean Sullivan, Washington Post

Estab. Repub. and US Chamber favorite Bradley Byrne won the GOP AL01 House primary over tea-party Christian conservative candidate Dean Young.

Chamber Shuns Tea Party in AL

Erick Erickson, Red State

The US Chamber of Commerce is spending $185,000.00 to help estab. Repub. Bradley Byrne, who's running for the AL01 House seat. They want credit for repudiating the Tea Party even in Alabama.