Election may not end policy doubts

Sep 25, 2012 | 05:04 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  U.S. presidential elections, U.S. policy, President Obama, Mitt Romney, Lewis Leibowitz, Hogan Lovells, Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — Businesses hoping for more certainty following the U.S. presidential election might be in for a rude surprise, according to one trade attorney.

President Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney got a "bounce" after their parties’ conventions, according to Lewis Leibowitz, a partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP. "But Romney’s was small and didn’t last very long," he added.

If Romney hopes to become commander in chief he will have to win several tight races, in particular in Florida and Ohio, Leibowitz said at the 26th annual AMM Stainless & its Alloys conference in Chicago.

He declined to predict a winner given that any number of events could change current polling.....

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