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Meg Whitman, Peter Thiel and the CEO’s dilemma: Is it wise to pick sides in an election?

Endorsement

On Aug. 2, Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman announced she was backing Hillary Clinton in the presidential campaign. On the same day, legendary executive Warren Buffett appeared at a Clinton campaign event in Nebraska. Donald Trump also has received CEO endorsements, including from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Who is lining up behind which candidate, and is it a good idea for CEOs to get political?

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