08/28/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jane Norton Endorsed By U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce backed former Colorado Lt. Gov. Jane Norton's campaign for Senate Monday, giving the flagging establishment favorite a potentially valuable endorsement as she faces down a primary challenge from insurgent conservative Ken Buck.

Citing Norton's work on health care and economic development issues under Gov. Bill Owens, Chamber of Commerce president Tom Donohue called her a fierce advocate for "attacking spending and empowering job creators."

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