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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

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Fri Apr 12, 2019, 03:45 PM

7. NBC: "Union members gave Warren, who received standing ovations for


her calls to protect pensions, fight right-to-work laws, and combat the opioid crisis, credit for her longtime solidarity with organized labor. “She’s been with us for years," said Dennis Fleming, a sprinkler-fitter from Chicago. “We do recognize all that she’s done and stood behind us.”

Booker’s impassioned remarks, covering everything from trade policy, to his college football days at Stanford drew plaudits. “Being from the Northeast, I enjoyed hearing Cory Booker," said Michael Halpin, a national coordinator with the Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund. "But all of them were very impressive. It’s really, really early in the game."

Attendees said they were looking for candidates to specifically focus on prevailing wages, proactive labor agreements, protecting the right to organize, and anything that could advance union density across the country. ...

Other 2020 Democrats who spoke at the conference include: Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, California Sen. Kamala Harris, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and California Eric Swalwell.

Predominantly white men, many of whom voted Republican and apparently wouldn't ashamed to do it again. Standing ovations from a rather tough crowd. Wish I'd been there.

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

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