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LEAP 2013 tentative issues

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S REELECTION in November of 2012 signaled confidence from the American people regarding the direction of the country — and a strong rebuke of the Republican candidate’s vision for our nation. There was cautious hope that the 113th Congress, which began this past January, could begin to address America’s most pressing priorities.

Unfortunately, the partisan bickering and legislative gridlock on Capitol Hill have not changed.

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Election 2012: Boilermakers recommend candidates

Informed union voters can make a big difference Nov. 6

THE CANDIDATES LISTED below have been selected by the leadership of the local lodges in their areas, along with the International Government Affairs Department, as those who will best support working families.

We know that how you vote is a personal decision. And we respect that decision. We also know that working families will make a huge difference in these elections – as we always do.

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Dates for early voting, absentee ballots announced

Did you know that the outcome of the election could be decided well before November 6? Early voting has...

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Romney comments ‘shameful,’ say union vets

The following statement was issued Sept. 18 by James Gilbert, Director of the AFL-CIO’s Union Veterans Council...

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Boilermakers target Ryan at Las Vegas Rally

Boilermakers march in front of the Venetian. L. to r., IR Frank May; Gary Wignall, L-3, D-PA Bridget Martin; IR Dan Hamilton; Marc Bogenschutz, L-1620; and Mike Chapman, L-1620.

DOZENS OF BOILERMAKERS joined with hundreds of other union members August 15 in front of the Venetian hotel and casino in Las Vegas to protest...

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