Monthly Archives: December 2011

Barack Obama and Blue-Collar Pennsylvania Voters: Take 2

President Barack Obama lost white working-class voters in this Rust Belt state during the 2008 Democratic primary, after describing them as bitter people who “cling” to God and guns. He didn’t do much better with them in the general election. Read more at POLITICO.

NLRB Approves Union Election Rule

The National Labor Relations Board voted Wednesday to move forward with a contentious new labor rule that Republicans and business groups charge would restrict the ability of employers to bring concerns about union elections to the regulatory agency. Read more at POLITICO.