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AFL-CIO Plans To Put Congressional Candidates On Record On TPP Lame-Duck Vote

July 15, 2016 at 4:17 PM
Unions plan to use the summer congressional recess to hold congressional incumbents and candidates accountable for their stances on a possible lame-duck Trans-Pacific Partnership vote, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. “Every candidate [running for a seat in Congress] will be asked and we will demand an answer about what they will do in the lame-duck [on TPP],” Trumka said during a July 15 press call. “We will make them declare where they are on this issue.” When asked about...

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