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AFL-CIO’s Workers’ Voice Campaign in WI a Taste of Future PA Actions

As the polls closed in Wisconsin, the AFL-CIO started to flex their Super PAC muscles by firing up their Workers’ Voice campaign across the state.  With the PA AFL-CIO already testing Workers’ Voice tactics in primary elections in PA, the … More after the jump

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Mitt Romney is Wrong for Working Pennsylvanians, Says PA AFL-CIO

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO released a memorandum drilling down on the specifics of Mitt Romney’s positions and proposed plans that would affect working, middle class families across the Commonwealth.  The memorandum is based on Romney’s past statements and his campaign … More after the jump

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Labor Matters–How the 12th District Was a Sign of Things to Come

If you’ve paid any attention to the media narrative following Congressman Mark Critz’s surprise come-from-behind victory over Congressman Jason Altmire in the 12th Congressional District, you’ll know that organized labor was the decisive factor in winning the race.  Aside from … More after the jump

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PA AFL-CIO Weighs in on New Poll in PA-12

A new poll out today from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review shows Congressman Mark Critz gaining momentum and now within four points of his Primary Election opponent, Congressman Jason Altmire. Since the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO endorsed Critz three weeks ago, their members have … More after the jump

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AFL-CIO’s “Workers’ Voice” Super PAC Will Focus on Grassroots Organizing Instead of TV Ads

Today, the AFL-CIO announced that their new Super PAC “Workers’ Voice” will work as a permanent campaign tool that is “radically different” than other Super PACs in order to try to respond to the big money Super PACs that will … More after the jump

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AFL-CIO Joins Chorus Attacking Altmire’s Attack Ad

Who knew that a 30 second sound byte could generate so much backlash?  Yesterday, Congressman Jason Altmire released a new attack ad against his Primary Election opponent, Congressman Mark Critz.  In the ad, Altmire asserted that “Critz didn’t vote against … More after the jump

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PA AFL-CIO Endorses Critz

Having been recommended for endorsement by all four labor councils within the 12th Congressional District, it was a fait accompli that Congressman Mark Critz would receive the endorsement by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO over his Primary Election opponent, Congressman Jason Altmire.  … More after the jump

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