An Indelible Mark - Politics
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An Indelible Mark

By Christian A. Klein

Article Date: 12-01-2012
Copyright(C) 2012 Associated Equipment Distributors. All Rights Reserved.

AED's fingerprints were evident all over this year's hard-fought election, and the impact of the association's efforts will prove far from futile. In fact, a record-breaking year for AED PAC has further enhanced the equipment industry's political profile, positioning us for both immediate influence - and in 2014.

By now, almost everything that can be said about the 2012 elections has been. The results maintained the status quo: Obama's still in the White House, Democrats are still running the Senate (with a couple extra seats), and Republicans are still in control of the House of Representatives (with a handful fewer seats).

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