AP: Chamber of Commerce Backs Freshmen House Dems, Marking Shift

I spoke to Alan Fram of the Associated Press about the Chamber’s decision to endorse nearly two dozen of the most vulnerable House Democrats. While the Chamber backing Republicans is a dog-bites-man non-event, the group signaling support for Democrats is enough to raise eyebrows, and offer some welcome validation against GOP attacks.

Democrats in tough reelection fights can cite the chamber’s backing “as a sort of Good Housekeeping seal of approval,” said Liam Donovan, a lobbyist and former GOP political operative

Read the full piece here.

I broke down the Chamber’s calculus a bit further on Twitter:

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