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Unions' euphoria gives way to worry

Financial crisis has labor on the defensive

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / December 4, 2008

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WASHINGTON - After spending more than $300 million and providing thousands of foot soldiers to help elect Barack Obama, labor unions looked forward to good economic times, a warm relationship with a president for the first time in eight years, and quick passage of legislation designed to boost membership. (Full article: 1207 words)

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