August

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Labor to campaign for Obama in 2012

Organized labor will not allow a Republican to win the presidency, Michael Podherzer, the AFL-CIO's political director said.

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Labor mobilizes in congressional districts in August

Organized labor mobilized in congressional districts nationwide in August, with two top leaders saying union activists this year will take the place of the tea party radicals of 2009-10. And the unionists, leaders and organizers say, are mad.

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AFL-CIO creates SuperPAC in political revamp

The labor movement is seeking to expand its influence in the political arena beyond its own membership.

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Labor says jobs deficit is the real crisis

Labor leaders say the nation's real crisis is not a debt crisis but an unemployment crisis and spending cuts could, in fact, spiral the country into an even deeper recession.