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Russell Feingold

Van Hollen is no friend to businesswomen

Van Hollen is no friend to businesswomen

As businesswomen here in Maryland, we were very disappointed to see an organization that calls itself the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce recently endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen in the U.S. Senate race in Maryland.

Mr. Van Hollen has a 38 percent lifetime voting record with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. That means he votes against Maryland businesses more than 60 percent of the time. He also has a 20 percent lifetime voting record with the National Association of Manufacturers and a 0 percent voting record with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in this Congress.

On the other hand, Mr. Van Hollen's opponent, Del. Kathy Szeliga, is both a woman and a...

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