HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — The Democratic Party is giving two prominent business leaders speaking roles at the party convention: CarMax co-founder Austin Ligon and Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal.
A party official says the businessman will make the case for why President Barack Obama should keep command of the U.S. economy. Their selection aims to put a dent in Republican Mitt Romney’s assertions that he is best equipped to help businesses prosper, in part because of his private sector experience.
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