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Joe Has Some Tough Folks Pulling For Him: Why Unions Love Biden

Biden recognizes that a five-letter word has too long been missing from the Democratic vocabulary: Union.
 
 
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As media pundits have noted, Sen. Barack Obama's selection of Delaware Sen. Joe Biden adds many years of foreign policy experience to the ticket.

Less well-known is Biden's long support for working families and their unions. America's union movement, Biden has said, is

the only thing that keeps the barbarians at the gate.

But he doesn't stop there.

There is a middle class in this country for one reason and only one reason: the union movement.

Biden recognizes that a five-letter word has too long been missing from the Democratic vocabulary: Union.

 
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