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Obama emphasizes kept promises before union crowd

President Obama roused union members behind supporting his re-election bid in a speech Monday to labor leaders, a core Democratic constituency with which his administration has had differences in his first term. "These have been some tough years we’ve been in," Obam …
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Razorback Labor Union Lines Up Behind Blanche Lincoln’s Democratic Senate Challenger

US Politics / Liberal : The Democratic Daily (5 years ago)

The Arkansas members of a large U.S. labor union Monday announced their support of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in the U.S. Senate primary challenge to incumbent Democrat Blanche Lincoln. The backing of the United Steelworkers (USW) members... Read Post

Monday Morning Open Thread

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (5 years ago)

Good morning.The President has a meeting with labor leaders this afternoon. Labor is only one of the key constituencies for the Democratic party. But, somehow, union members are getting screwed in the health care bill by the tax on ... Read Post

FLASHBACK: Watch Highlights Of Obama's DNC Speech From 2008

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

Back in August 2008, Barack Obama took the stage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado and accepted his party's nomination as President of the United States. Obama gave a rousing speech to the crowd as he preache... Read Post


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