Republicans and Democrats are vying for the backing of the business community. Two Democratic leaders have written to more than 1,000 business leaders, arguing that the crisis showed Republicans couldn't be trusted to handle the U.S. economy, while GOP officials pledged to continue their opposition to the Affordable Care Act. "Our message to business is: When you look at your bottom line, what party are you better of with?" says Andrea Bozek, spokeswoman for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
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