Some small-businesses owners who have been lifelong Democrats are frustrated with Obama administration policies and have turned on the party to embrace Republicans. Chicago businessman Rick Woldenberg supported Obama in 2008, but he's now raising money for Republicans. "If Democrats are going to put me out of business, I'm going to put them out of business first," he said. NFIB also notes that the number of small-business owners running for office is the highest in a generation.

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