The political director for the US Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday morning that “no other candidate in 2012 represents a greater threat to free enterprise than Professor Warren.“ The comments underscore the national significance of the Brown-Warren race, which is increasingly being defined as a referendum on the role of government in the economy. Liberals see Warren as a champion for the argument that big businesses, the wealthy, and banks, have a leg up in the financial system and need to contribute more in taxes. Conservatives say Warren is diminishing the risk, work, and ingenuity of the entrepeneurial class.
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