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UAW Gave $1 Million+ to Pro-Bailout Congressmen
businessandmedia.org ^ | December 15, 2008 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 12/15/2008 12:08:41 PM PST by Rufus2007

The proposed automaker bailout has a big stamp on it that says “union-built,” but the news media hasn’t noticed.

Over the past month, accusations have been flying against several Southern senators who oppose a $14 billion bailout for the beleaguered big three automakers and support the the alternative of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. These senators, critics say, are representing the interests of foreign automakers that donate heavily to their campaigns. But what has been largely ignored is the other side of the equation – the influence of the United Auto Workers (UAW) on the members of Congress that voted for the bailout.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 110th; automakers; autos; bailout; lobbying; shelby; uaw; unionvote
Like we didn't know this before but the UAW has considerable influence over Congress. Now there are numbers to back it up...
1 posted on 12/15/2008 12:08:43 PM PST by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

IOW, both sides are following the money. Big shock there. /s


2 posted on 12/15/2008 12:20:26 PM PST by gracesdad
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To: Rufus2007

The UAW has a TON of money to give away......How about giving some back you creeps!


3 posted on 12/15/2008 12:24:09 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience)
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To: Rufus2007

So the Congressman is FOR SALE - - - As well as The SEAT HE IS SITTING IN ? ? ?

BIG OIL should Buy one . . . so we could start DRILLING ! ! !


4 posted on 12/15/2008 12:26:03 PM PST by 4Speed
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