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    Obama speaks during the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    With Traditional GOP Allies Defecting, Big Business Takes Sides With Obama

    (AP) — Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they’re taking sides with a Democratic president whose health care and regulatory agenda they have vigorously opposed. President Barack Obama is embracing the business outreach, …