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Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:06 PM

 

The American Federation of Teachers endorses Joe for President.

The American Federation of Teachers endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential race, the union announced Sunday.

“From the beginning, our endorsement process and ultimate decision was guided by three principles: finding a candidate who shares our values, who has a clear path to victory, and who enjoys the support of a clear majority of our members,” AFT President Randi Weingarten said in an announcement. “That time has come, and that candidate is Joe Biden.”

Internal polling conducted by Hart Research on behalf of AFT shows a majority of Democratic members of AFT said they support Biden over his rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

The poll found 61 percent of Democratic members said they support Biden, compared to 29 percent that said they support Sanders. Among independents who said they vote in Democratic primaries, Biden had 50 percent support from members and Sanders had 37 percent support, based on the same poll.



https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/488889-biden-picks-up-teachers-union-endorsement
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stonecutter357 Mar 2020 #1
El Viejo Mar 2020 #2
comradebillyboy Mar 2020 #3
Cha Mar 2020 #6
George II Apr 2020 #13
NurseJackie Apr 2020 #16
onetexan Apr 2020 #14
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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:07 PM

1. K&R

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:14 PM

2. AFT

 

As a retired teacher and former AFT member, I support Joe, too.
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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:15 PM

3. Wasn't Sanders claiming that the AFT had endorsed

 

him not so long ago?
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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #3)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:18 PM

6. I have no idea... but he should read this..

 

AFT found 61 percent of Dem members said they support Biden, compared to 29 percent for BS

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:50 AM

13. A Vermont local of the AFT endorsed him, but as they like to do they presented it as....

 

..."The American Federation of Teachers", giving the impression that the entire union nation-wide endorsed him.

The Vermont local has 5,000 members, the national organization has more than 3,000 locals and 1,700,000 members.
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Response to George II (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 04:24 PM

16. Well, that's deceptive and dishonest, isn't it? I also recall a similar "local" had endorsed Bernie...

 

Well, that's deceptive and dishonest, isn't it? I also recall a similar "local" had endorsed Bernie, but the Bernie campaign (if not Bernie himself) was boasting that the national union had endorsed him.

This really isn't the first time they've done this. It's obviously not an isolated incident, or some rogue staffer who got a little carried away.
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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 10:11 AM

14. LOL so now the Bernie camp will turn their ire against the AFT too

 

wait for it...
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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:15 PM

4. Educated educators know Joe.

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:16 PM

5. AFT found 61 percent of Dem members said they support Biden, compared to 29 percent for BS

 

TY, RSF!
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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 03:51 PM

7. K&R!!

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 07:08 PM

8. Boom!!! KnR

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 07:11 PM

9. Kick & recommended.

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 08:02 PM

10. Another embarrassing loss for Bernie.

 

Congrats Joe!
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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Mar 22, 2020, 08:03 PM

11. K&R

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 03:46 AM

12. Good for Biden.

 

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 12:03 PM

15. K&R

 

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