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Chicago Tribune
Don't cave to Madigan: Why independent Democrats should put taxpayers firstOn Wednesday, Illinois House members are scheduled to reconvene in Springfield.
Don't cave to Madigan: Why independent Democrats should put taxpayers first
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
On Wednesday, Illinois House members are scheduled to reconvene in Springfield. A showdown between Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan could unfold over a bill that would imperil the finances of this already debt-ravaged state. Adding... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Dispatchers warn of lost jobs, safety in regional centerLocal dispatchers and a union representative voiced opposition to a proposed re
Dispatchers warn of lost jobs, safety in regional center
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Local dispatchers and a union representative voiced opposition to a proposed regional dispatch center at The Sun on Wednesday. Seated, from left, are Lowell dispatchers T.J. Cooper and Matthew Sheehan, Chelmsford dispatcher Richard Demers, and Jim... Read more
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TribLIVE
Unions fire back IAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 was nam
Unions fire back I
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 was named in the editorial “The Pa. pensions debate: Union hypocrisy” , citing Matthew Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation. Council 13 provides its employees... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suburban Democrats key in Rauner vs. unions battleLawmakers have set up a potential showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner over a propos
Suburban Democrats key in Rauner vs. unions battle
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers have set up a potential showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner over a proposal he's called a "direct frontal assault on the taxpayers of Illinois." Suburban Democrats could be key to who wins. If they don't all vote with the Democratic majority... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
JP cracks down on Uber drivers amid cabbie complaintsJefferson Parish government is cracking down on Uber drivers ignoring the rules
JP cracks down on Uber drivers amid cabbie complaints
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Jefferson Parish government is cracking down on Uber drivers ignoring the rules. This after complaints from taxi drivers and even some Uber Black drivers, the higher end car service. "We've taken the information that we've received, for those that... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
JP cracks down on Uber drivers amid cabbie complaintsJefferson Parish government is cracking down on Uber drivers ignoring the rules
JP cracks down on Uber drivers amid cabbie complaints
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
Jefferson Parish government is cracking down on Uber drivers ignoring the rules. This after complaints from taxi drivers and even some Uber Black drivers, the higher end car service. "We've taken the information that we've received, for those that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County workers returning after post-strike layoffsThe Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services rehired five probatio
Lackawanna County workers returning after post-strike layoffs
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services rehired five probationary caseworkers dismissed in the aftermath of a nearly two-week strike in May. The five employees will return today, but two more workers found new jobs — one as a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obamacare ‘Cadillac tax’ to hit 1 in 4 employers that offer health care benefitsObamacare’s “Cadillac tax” will hit one in four employers that offer health car
Obamacare ‘Cadillac tax’ to hit 1 in 4 employers that offer health care benefits
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Obamacare’s “Cadillac tax” will hit one in four employers that offer health care benefits, a leading industry analyst says in a report being released Tuesday, socking companies with a massive levy that Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill say is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawmaker’s favor for labor hamstrings UCLast month, after a battle royal for more state funding, the University of Cali
Lawmaker’s favor for labor hamstrings UC
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Last month, after a battle royal for more state funding, the University of California announced an unexpected gift for workers – a $15 minimum wage. UC President Janet Napolitano had testified for months that the university’s budget was stretched to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
County workers returning after post-strike layoffsThe Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services rehired five probatio
County workers returning after post-strike layoffs
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services rehired five probationary caseworkers dismissed in the aftermath of a nearly two-week strike in May. The five employees will return today, but two more workers found new jobs — one as a... Read more
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TribLIVE
The Pa. pensions debate: Union hypocrisyIf actions really do speak louder than words, the verbiage spewed by Pennsylvan
The Pa. pensions debate: Union hypocrisy
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
If actions really do speak louder than words, the verbiage spewed by Pennsylvania's biggest public-sector unions in opposition to 401(k)-style pension plans for government employees rings hollow indeed. That's because they offer their own staffers... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Labor unions face tricky choice in Democratic primaries Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during
Labor unions face tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during a speech last week in Reno, Nev. LAS VEGAS � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Taxpayers need Franks in fiscal fightFranks, a Democrat from Marengo, will have the opportunity once again to stand
Taxpayers need Franks in fiscal fight
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Franks, a Democrat from Marengo, will have the opportunity once again to stand up for taxpayers and accountability by defying party leader and House Speaker Michael Madigan and voting not to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rep. Jack Franks still on the fence about override of AFSCME bill vetoDemocratic state Rep. Jack Franks of Marengo said he still is weighing his opti
Rep. Jack Franks still on the fence about override of AFSCME bill veto
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks of Marengo said he still is weighing his options regarding Senate Bill 1229, which would allow negotiations between Rauner and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees to go to binding... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police chiefs endorse Mack for Pendleton justicePENDLETON – Pendleton Town Justice candidate Kevin D. Mack has been endorsed by
Police chiefs endorse Mack for Pendleton justice
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
PENDLETON – Pendleton Town Justice candidate Kevin D. Mack has been endorsed by the Niagara County Association of Chiefs of Police and the Police Conference of New York. Mack is a lieutenant in the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office road patrol... Read more
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Philly.com
Kathleen Kane promoted and granted pay raise to agent tagged in porn email probeA photo from the event shows a smiling Kane sitting next to DeTitto at a small
Kathleen Kane promoted and granted pay raise to agent tagged in porn email probe
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
A photo from the event shows a smiling Kane sitting next to DeTitto at a small table with three other attendees. DeTitto, according to a source, was among dozens who were disciplined in October and November. Others were fired. A janitor and three... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lawsuit seeks to have Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutionalYOUNGSTOWN The city school board is going to court to have the Youngstown Plan
Lawsuit seeks to have Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutional
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The city school board is going to court to have the Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutional. The complaint for declaratory judgment and preliminary injunction was filed Friday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. The Ohio Education... Read more
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TribLIVE
Consensus on pension reform still elusive in Pa.Three-quarters of 122,000 retired state employees in Pennsylvania receive up to
Consensus on pension reform still elusive in Pa.
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Three-quarters of 122,000 retired state employees in Pennsylvania receive up to $30,000 a year from pensions, an amount that could change for their successors as state lawmakers consider altering the formulas that calculate benefits. Democratic Gov.... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown School Board sues to stop CEO takeoverThe Youngstown City School District Board of Education and school labor unions
Youngstown School Board sues to stop CEO takeover
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 9 days ago
The Youngstown City School District Board of Education and school labor unions are mounting a legal challenge to a new law that would put a Chief Executive Officer in charge of the failing city school system. On Friday, the board filed a lawsuit... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Registrars Validate Signatures, Clear Way For Segarra Vs. Bronin PrimaryHARTFORD — Hartford's Democratic mayoral primary will be a two-way race. A sla
Registrars Validate Signatures, Clear Way For Segarra Vs. Bronin Primary
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
HARTFORD — Hartford's Democratic mayoral primary will be a two-way race. A slate of candidates led by incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra has submitted the number of valid signatures necessary to qualify for a spot on the Sept. 16 primary ballot, the... Read more
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Black Press USA
Labor Unions Facing Tricky Choice in Democratic PrimariesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor Unions Facing Tricky Choice in Democratic Primaries
Black Press USA / Posted 10 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hartford Registrars Validate Signatures, Clear Way For Pedro Segarra Primary Contest Vs. Luke BroninHARTFORD — Hartford's Democratic mayoral primary will be a two-way race. A sla
Hartford Registrars Validate Signatures, Clear Way For Pedro Segarra Primary Contest Vs. Luke Bronin
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
HARTFORD — Hartford's Democratic mayoral primary will be a two-way race. A slate of candidates led by incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra has submitted the number of valid signatures necessary to qualify for a spot on the Sept. 16 primary ballot, the... Read more
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Philly.com
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesClinton, Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley have been auditioning
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Clinton, Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley have been auditioning before labor unions this summer, seeking their stamp of approval and an army of volunteers that can fuel campaigns. Clinton and Sanders met with the Nevada AFL-CIO at the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
The Latest on Springfield: Senate OKs college grant fundingSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Gov. Bruce
The Latest on Springfield: Senate OKs college grant funding
WGEM Quincy / Posted 11 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Gov. Bruce Rauner spends Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair and action by the Senate on legislation, including overriding several Rauner vetoes: Senate Democrats have given... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Democrats courting, but unions play hard to getLAS VEGAS -- In deciding between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders, lab
Democrats courting, but unions play hard to get
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
LAS VEGAS -- In deciding between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders, labor unions face a difficult choice. Clinton has campaigned as a fighter for middle-class families, and carries with her establishment support and ties to labor leaders... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems nix vetoesBut Democrats attempted to rain on the first Republican Governor’s Day at the f
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems nix vetoes
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
But Democrats attempted to rain on the first Republican Governor’s Day at the fair in more than a decade, as the Senate voted to override a half-dozen Rauner vetoes, including a contentious union-related measure Rauner has described as “a war on... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Rauner leads rally by GOP at state fairBut Democrats attempted to rain on the first Republican Governor’s Day at the f
Rauner leads rally by GOP at state fair
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
But Democrats attempted to rain on the first Republican Governor’s Day at the fair in more than a decade, as the Senate voted to override a half-dozen Rauner vetoes, including a contentious union-related measure Rauner has described as “a war on... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate considers override of strike-bill vetoThe Senate would vote Wednesday. Rauner sent a memo to lawmakers Tuesday asking
Illinois Senate considers override of strike-bill veto
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
The Senate would vote Wednesday. Rauner sent a memo to lawmakers Tuesday asking them to nix the override idea. He is negotiating with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees on a contract to replace one that expired June... Read more
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Valencia County News-Bulletin
CNMCF officers protest working conditions...............................................................................
CNMCF officers protest working conditions
Valencia County News-Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
........................................................................................................................................................................................ State corrections officers in Los Lunas are protesting... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) � The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads � Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesThe choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down t
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 11 days ago
The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoesBut Democrats were poised to rain on the first Republican Governor's Day at the
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
But Democrats were poised to rain on the first Republican Governor's Day at the fair in more than a decade, as the Senate prepared to override as many as seven bills that Rauner vetoed in recent weeks. They include a union-related measure Rauner has... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoesSARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, I
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
SARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A re-energized Illinois Republican Party celebrated its newfound influence Wednesday, with party leaders telling a cheering crowd at the Illinois State Fair... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
Illinois Senate considers override of strike-bill vetoSPRINGFIELD, ILL. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate is considering a vote to overrid
Illinois Senate considers override of strike-bill veto
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 11 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate is considering a vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation giving an arbitrator final say if there's a stalemate in contract negotiations with unionized state employees. The Senate would... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads - Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primariesThe choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down t
Labor unions facing tricky choice in Democratic primaries
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
The choice facing labor unions in the Democratic presidential race boils down to hearts or heads — Bernie Sanders, who embraces their forceful opposition to a big trade deal, or Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is a strong favorite for the... Read more
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