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Obama courts labor voters in auto industry's footprint
NBC News ^ | September 3, 2012 | by Ali Weinberg

Posted on 09/03/2012 9:19:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

TOLEDO, OH -- President Barack Obama decried Republican opponent Mitt Romney's opposition to the 2009 auto industry bailout before a crowd full of autoworkers gathered here for Labor Day.

Surrounded by some 3,000 supporters - many of whom were sporting United Auto Worker t-shirts - in a high school gym, Obama said he had made sure to stop in Toledo, a major auto industry hub as part of his campaign across the country in the run-up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

"I wanted to stop here in Toledo to spend this day with you," he said as the crowd applauded. "A day that belongs to the working men and women of America."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: election2012; failure; governmentmotors; porkulus
If the Kenyan doesn't have Union votes locked up, he's in deep kimchi.
1 posted on 09/03/2012 9:19:11 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Who will the autoworkers in Delaware vote for? You know, the ones that USED to work at GM and Chrysler. They are both shut down.

Oh, but there will be new jobs when Fisker starts making the electric car at the old GM plant. What? Fisker is going to make the cars in Finland? Must be Bush’s fault.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 10:47:02 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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