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    Obama Slams Right-to-Work Laws

     

    The  day after a big fundraiser and before a rally later this week in  battleground state Virginia, President Barack Obama slammed  right-to-work laws with Democrat Senate hopeful Tim Kaine, a supporter  of such laws, on stage with him.

    Viriginia,  which is critical in the fall election to reach the 270 electoral  delegates to keep the White House, has a long history of staunch  bipartisan support of right-to-work. That support has been with  governors from both parties and even includes support from the current  Virginia Democratic Senators.

    The President made his remarks while addressing the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO.

    “I  believe when folks try and take collective bargaining rights away by  passing so-called right-to-work laws that might also be called  right-to-work-for-less laws, that’s not about economics, that’s about  politics. That’s about politics,” Obama told the union members.

    Tucker  Martin, a spokesman for Gov. Bob McDonnell, tweeted: “Wow. POTUS fails  Va Politics 101: Don’t attack Right to Work Law. Tough spot for Kaine.”

    http://timesdispatch.com/news/virginia-politics/2012/apr/30/ahead-va-rally-obama-bashes-right-work-laws-ar-1880163/

    Obama added, "Republicans  in Congress would rather put fewer of you to work rebuilding America  than ask millionaires and billionaires to live without massive new tax  cuts."

    http://utsandiego.com/news/2012/apr/30/obama-criticizes-gop-in-speech-to-union-members/

    How will this impact and sway voters in Virginia in Novmber?

    How will Kaine and other Democrats in state elections deal with the Preisdent's remarks?

    From the Cornfield, did the President hurt himself with Virginians?ans?

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