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America’s CEOs: Will the Sleeping Giant Wake Up?


America’s CEOs: Will the Sleeping Giant Wake Up?

Eliza Newlin Carney

The nation's CEOs have possibly never had so much power to influence elections and how they are run, or so much pressure exerted on them over how to use it.

Americans now trust the business sector more than their own government, and corporate leaders have landed squarely in the middle of a high-stakes fight over voters' access to the polls. That struggle is playing out both in states and on Capitol Hill, where CEOs have faced increasingly urgent calls from the White House to back Democrats' election reform bills.

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