Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won his first endorsement from a fellow U.S. senator on Wednesday, and he and rival Hillary Clinton both announced backing from New York City labor unions as they battled to win next week’s state primary....
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Trump’s jobs homecoming a long shot even in manufacturing hot spots

Trump’s jobs homecoming a long shot even in manufacturing hot spots

When U.S. manufacturing employment peaked, Jimmy Carter was president, inflation was 11 percent, and craftsmen at Frontier Contact Lenses made the company’s products one at a time on diamond-tipped lathes. As presidential candidates promise to reclaim jo...
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IMF chief eyes ‘bigger, bolder’ effort on refugee crisis

IMF chief eyes ‘bigger, bolder’ effort on refugee crisis

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said efforts to deal with refugees from war-torn countries in the Middle East and North Africa required a “bigger, bolder and broader approach.” Lagarde, participating in ...
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Crowd cheers as presidential candidate Sanders drops in on picket line

Crowd cheers as presidential candidate Sanders drops in on picket line

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders paid an impromptu visit to a Verizon workers’ picket line in Brooklyn on Wednesday after being endorsed by New York City transit workers as he tried to wrest a bit of union support from rival...
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Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won his first endorsement from a fellow U.S. senator on Wednesday, and he and rival Hillary Clinton both announced backing from New York City labor unions as they battled to win next week’s state primary.....
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