A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.
Prop 32 would ban both unions and corporations from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes in California.
Romney's opposition to project labor agreements won him a standing ovation from the anti-worker, anti-union group.
"If we had a boycott, trust me, we would be shouting it from the rooftops," noted Sheila Cochran, chief operating officer of the Milwaukee Labor Council.
"This is about eliminating the organizations that represent people. With one vote they are trying to take away our rights."
Bill Samuel, the AFL-CIO legislative director, explains the new math on Capitol Hill and in state houses around the country, and its impact on labor's agenda.
John Boehner's office told me he supports collective bargaining. Despite the lies, my vote went with labor. But what of those who believed the tea party?
President Obama summed up his closing arguments for the 2010 midterm election at a get-out-the-vote event here Saturday that was bigger than any election rally ever held in this city.
The fight is on in this state, but an intensive campaign by union members knocking on the doors of their co-workers' homes to talk about the elections is breaking through the right-wing noise.