New Mexico Unions Ready to Elect Obama
Don Manning, Labor 2008 state director for New Mexico, reports on the presidential race.
Over the past weekend, the New Mexico Federation of Labor held its annual Committee on Political Education (COPE) convention. At the top of the priority list: getting New Mexico union members energized and mobilized to elect Sen. Barack Obama as president.
Union activists in this key state are excited to rally behind Obama and to educate fellow members about his record on health care and the economy. Obama has earned a 98 percent AFL-CIO lifetime voting record on working family issues in the U.S. Senate.