[Excerpt] I am excited that the new leadership of the AFL-CIO is committing an additional $35 million to building labor's political operation during this election year. But I'm especially excited that they will be doing more than returning Clinton to the Presidency and Democratic control to the House and Senate—They are going to move labor's own agenda through ongoing political organizing, and not just in federal elections but in state and local ones.
"Building Independent Political Power,"
Labor Research Review:
24, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss24/6