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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce an Equal Opportunity Special Interest Group

The recent political clash over ObamaCare, the government budget and the debt ceiling exposed a widening rift between the Tea Party and the GOP establishment. The fight for power in the Beltway is no longer simply between traditional political parties. The clash is now more complex, pitting the insider establishment dealmakers against those who remain loyal to the interests of their constituents.

The empowerment of individual activists nationwide not only threatens entrenched Republican congressmen, it also jeopardizes the influence of big business and trade associations such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

As a front group for our country’s biggest corporations, the Chamber is an equal opportunity special interest group and a longtime heavyweight in the Beltway establishment. Though the organization predominantly donates to Republicans, it also works with Democrats and unions to support the business community’s agenda.

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Tom Borelli

Dr. Tom Borelli is a Newsmax TV contributor and radio commentator addressing political issues from a conservative grassroots perspective. As a columnist, he has written for The Washington Times and authored articles for Newsmax Magazine, Newsmax Insider and previously was a co-host with his wife Deneen Borelli on the SiriusXM Patriot channel. Dr. Borelli appeared on numerous television programs, including the highly ranked Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Hannity,” “The Kelly File," and "America’s News Headquarters." He has also appeared on Fox Business Network’s “Making Money with Charles Payne” and “After the Bell” as well as TheBlaze TV’s "The Glenn Beck Program" and "Dana!" Prior to working for public policy organizations, Dr. Borelli was a managing partner with the investment advisory firm of Action Fund Management, LLC and a portfolio manager for the Free Enterprise Action Fund (FEAF) where he used shareholder activism to challenge corporations that sought to profit from the growth of government. During his 25 years with the Altria Group, Inc., he built a foundation in public policy and issues management, drawing from diverse experiences ranging from basic research to corporate affairs. Dr. Borelli served as science fellow for the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space, and Technology during the 100th Congress. Dr. Borelli has also published scientific papers on interferon and human leukemia.

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