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Presidential Endorsements Tricky for CEOs

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Presidential Endorsements Tricky for CEOs

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Presidential Endorsements Tricky for CEOs

Presidential Endorsements Tricky for CEOs

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Though Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs have publicly endorsed candidates for president, many CEOs shy away from such public declarations. Political endorsements can give business leaders powerful connections on Capitol Hill, but also risk alienating customers. Hear NPR's Laura Sydell.