The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has lobbied heavily for Congress to make permanent all of the Bush tax cuts — even for the richest Americans — despite the fact that these tax cuts will ultimately hurt business far more than it could possibly help. Part of the explanation must lie in the personal interests of the CEOs who fund and run the Chamber. As this report from U.S. Chamber Watch and Citizens for Tax Justice explains, many of these CEOs would personally gain $700,000 to $1.7 million a year if the Bush tax cuts are extended.

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