Trumka warns lawmakers on health care overhaul

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  1. CaféAuLait
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    CaféAuLait This Space for Rent

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    WASHINGTON — The man expected to become the AFL-CIO's next president said Monday that lawmakers would pay a political price if they abandon a government-run option in any health care overhaul.

    "We need to be a labor movement that stands by our friends, punishes its enemies and challenges those who, well, can't seem to decide which side they're on," said Richard Trumka, currently the AFL-CIO's secretary-treasurer.

    The Associated Press: Trumka warns lawmakers on health care overhaul

    How will he punish I wonder....
     
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    Can't get more clear than that. They bought some polticians and now expect a return on the investment.
     
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    Mark Levin is absolutely correct, Labor Unions should be subject to the same laws regarding political contributions as corporations.

    They took down 2 car companies, enough is enough!
     
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    They already are.
     

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