During the Iowa caucuses, while their money flowed to Howard Dean and Dick Gephardt, union members cast their votes for John Kerry and John Edwards. Why the paradox? Government unions and service unions like the Service Employees International Union backed Dean. Industrial unions like the Teamsters backed Gephardt. Neither candidate was favored by the rank […]
David Kendrick is director of the Organized Labor Accountability Project of the National Legal and Policy Center in Falls Church, Virginia.