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Obama Leading in Virginia, 49%-47%

October 26, 2012 LaborPress Washington DC Bureau A brand new Zogby Poll shows President Barack Obama continues his ever-so-slight lead over GOP challenger Mitt Romney 49% to 47% among Virginia likely voters. The online poll of 832 likely voters was conducted Monday (October 22) through Wednesday (October 24) and has a margin-of-sampling error of +/-…

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Retirement Security

October 25, 2012 Reprint from AFLCIO Website Fewer employers today provide defined-benefit pensions for their workers—and among those that do, many are offering “defined-contribution” (like 401[k]s) rather than traditional “defined-benefit” pension plans.

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Mr. President, Take Heart

October 11, 2011 By Ed Koch I have no doubt that after his debate with President Obama, Mitt Romney was in a celebratory mood. No one expected that the first presidential debate would be a game changer. Debates rarely have a lasting or significant impact. Further, to have what we had during the first debate…

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Rubber Hits The Road For MoveOn/AFL-CIO Partnership

October 10, 2010 By Joe Maniscalco Already important to Barack Obama's re-election bid prior to his shockingly poor performance against Republican rival Mitt Romney at the first presidential debate, the MoveOn/AFL-CIO campaign partnership to help re-elect the president may have just gotten a whole lot more significant now that the race has morphed into a…

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New Washington Times/Zogby Telephone Poll 
Romney Bounces Into Tie With Obama, 45%-45%; 
Big Turnaround Among Independents 


October 10, 2012 
 UTICA, N.Y. — A new Washington Times/Zogby Poll of 800 likely voters shows the presidential race back to a dead heat between President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney. The live telephone survey was conducted by Zogby Analytics Friday through Sunday – the entire sample after both the October 3…

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