Unions Turning on Obama in Debt Battle

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 11, 2011 2:49 PM
Unions Turning on Obama in Debt Battle
Labor unions are riled about President Barack Obama’s readiness to discuss Social Security cuts in debt talks, further eroding his standing among labor and raising the prospect that they will punish him at the polls in 2012.

The latest sign of dissent comes from the powerful AFL-CIO, a federation of 55 labor unions representing more than 12 million members; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), with about 1.5 million members; and the Service Employees International Union, SEIU, with about 2 million members.

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