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Business Leaders on Election 2012 & the Fiscal Cliff

Washington, DC
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Leading Authorities Inc, a progressive lecture agency, hosted a discussion with business leaders on the key business factors in the upcoming election. on the U.S. economy, the fiscal cliff, and the path ahead.

Notable speakers included Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue, Business Roundtable president and former Michigan governor John Engler, along with the heads of the National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation. 

In addition, speakers compared President Obama and Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s economic policies and how they impact business environment, growth rates and taxes. 

BBC World News America Washington correspondent Katty Kay moderated the discussion from the Newseum in Washington, DC.

Updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:42pm (ET)

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