Sunday, May 22, 2011

Unions Fed Up With Dems; Cut Donations

From Obama's embrace of the Bush tax cuts for millionaires to the defeat of the Employee Free Choice Act to the relentless attacks on teachers and workers' rights, there's certainly plenty for working families to be fed up about:

Some of the nation’s largest labor unions are dramatically cutting their donations to the Democratic Party, saying they are frustrated with the Democrats for failing to put up strong resistance to Republican proposals that are opposed by labor, such as the efforts to eliminate collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. . In the first quarter of this year, union political action committees cut funding for House Democrats by half compared with the first quarter of 2009, from $5.8 million down to $3.1 million.


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