Organized labor will not allow a Republican to win the presidency, Michael Podherzer, the AFL-CIO's political director said.
Wealthy conservatives are behind a ballot initiative that would restrict unions' involvement in political campaigns.
The labor movement is seeking to expand its influence in the political arena beyond its own membership.
Carolyn Wade didn't go looking for a fight, but she's in the middle of a big one: some call it a war on workers.
Left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala of the "Gana Peru" coalition won by a nose over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of disgraced strongman Alberto Fujimori.
The Republicans are facing the recalls because of their support for Gov. Walker's bill killing collective bargaining rights for public workers.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he supports unions taking an independent political approach in their fight to build the power of workers.
"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.
50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.
The merger of Continental Airlines into Chicago-based United Airlines, creating the newest mega-carrier, will set off a round of union recognition elections among the combined carrier's 55,000 workers