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Chicago Teachers Union Rank-and-File Reps Refuse to Endorse Obama

Peter820 Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 9:29 PM
This is a big story in Illinois! Too bad none of the news outlets are not addressing it. If I could sell my house I would move out of the miserable state run by thug democrats. In Illinois the biggest early voting day is the 31st of October. That's is when the dead vote. ......often.

So much for finding favor with the hometown crowd.

President Obama managed to gain an endorsement from the Chicago Teachers Union last week, but it took some quick maneuvering by the union’s executive committee to make it happen, found.

It seems the union’s House of Delegates (about 800 delegates representing rank-and-file members) failed to act on the recommended endorsement, expressing a preference to sit this election out. But the union leadership came through for its old friend Obama, rejecting the advice of the people who pay the dues and the bills.

Jim Vail, who says he is a...