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VOL. 37 | NO. 25 | Friday, June 21, 2013




State organized labor group discards party labels

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NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council has changed its criteria for endorsing political candidates.

Council President Gary Moore told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/10fRr5f) the group will support candidates whose voting records support labor, regardless of party affiliation.

The group represents about 300 labor unions with more than 60,000 members in Tennessee. It has traditionally heavily supported Democratic candidates for political office.

Moore said when the council checked the 2013 state legislative voting records of candidates it supported, there were some unwelcome surprises. Moore said not all Democrats turned out to be labor friendly.

The labor council changed the way it will endorse candidates at a meeting in March.

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