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In the NewsFeb 18, 2020 - 11:30am

DAILY 202: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will endorse Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas

The seven-term congressman is facing a vigorous challenge on his left from Jessica Cisneros in a March 3 primary. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration attorney, has endorsements from women’s groups like EMILY’s List, environmental groups like the Sierra Club and national liberal leaders like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The U.S. Chamber joins the Koch-backed group Libre Initiative Action, which endorsed Cuellar on Friday.

In the NewsFeb 06, 2020 - 5:00pm

Wausau Daily Herald: U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Tom Tiffany

Ashlee Rich Stephenson, the vice president and national political director for the organization, said they chose to back Tiffany based on his accomplishments in Wisconsin's Senate. "Tom is a proven leader with tremendous accomplishments standing up for the hardworking citizens of Wisconsin," she said. "Business and workers alike will benefit when Tom Tiffany is elected to the United States Congress.”

In the NewsFeb 06, 2020 - 10:30am

WAOW NEWS: U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Tom Tiffany for U.S. Congress

The U.S Chamber of Commerce announced full support and endorsement of Republican Senator Tom Tiffany who's running for the 7th Congressional District.

In the NewsFeb 06, 2020 - 10:15am

WSAW NEWS: Outside spending, campaign fundraising narrowly separates GOP 7th Congressional candidates

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which endorsed Tiffany Thursday, also announced a "six-figure ad buy" in his support earlier this week, but did not disclose the full amount. Neither Democrat candidate in the race has yet attracted any outside spenders.

In the NewsFeb 05, 2020 - 12:45pm

NATIONAL JOURNAL HOTLINE: Outside Money Pours Into TX-28 Primary

The latest player is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is throwing its weight behind Rep. Henry Cuellar (D) as he tries to fend off a challenge from attorney Jessica Cisneros (D). The Chamber joins two other outside group[s] that have already spent big in the primary.

In the NewsFeb 05, 2020 - 12:30pm

MORNING SCORE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is getting involved in a Democratic primary

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is getting involved in a Democratic primary. The Chamber launched a Spanish-language ad in TX-28, boosting Rep. Henry Cuellar as he tries to hold off Jessica Cisneros, The Washington Post’s Dave Weigel reported. The ad, which does not mention Cisneros, praises Cuellar over USMCA’s passage and says he’s fighting for “jobs created by the auto industry.”

In the NewsFeb 04, 2020 - 2:45pm

MORNING SCORE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is throwing its weight behind Tom Tiffany

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is throwing its weight behind Republican Tom Tiffany in the WI-07 special election, launching a television buy supporting the state senator. The ad, which is the Chamber’s first of 2020, is backed by what the Chamber calls a “substantial six-figure” buy in Wausau on broadcast and cable district-wide. “Tom Tiffany fights to protect our timber industry,” the ad’s narrator says. “In the state Senate, Tiffany fought tirelessly against job-killing regulations.” Tiffany is running against Jason Church in the GOP primary.

In the NewsFeb 04, 2020 - 12:30pm

TEXAS TRIBUNE: Outside money floods Cuellar primary, with U.S. Chamber of Commerce latest to join the fray

Now the U.S. Chamber is teaming up with the Laredo Chamber and Texas Association of Business to defend Cuellar against Cisneros, a Laredo attorney backed by Justice Democrats, the insurgent progressive group known for helping elect freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.

In the NewsFeb 04, 2020 - 12:30pm

WASHINGTON POST: In the States

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Rep. Henry Cuellar for reelection in Texas's 28th Congressional District, one month ahead of a primary where he's being challenged from the left by immigration lawyer Jessica Cisneros. The Chamber has supported Cuellar before, and local chambers are echoing the endorsement, but what's new for 2020 is a Chamber-backed ad campaign on Cuellar's behalf.

In the NewsFeb 03, 2020 - 10:15am

WISPOLITICS: U.S. Chamber launches TV buy praising Tiffany ahead of 7th CD primary

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced a new TV ad praising 7th CD GOP candidate Tom Tiffany for supporting the timber industry.