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Klein out of senate race?



U.S. Rep. Ron Klein reportedly has decided not to co-sponsor the Employee Free Choice Act, a top priority for labor, despite supporting it a year ago. That certainly sounds more like a congressman gearing up for re-election in a competitive House district than a congressman gearing up for a competitive Democratic U.S. Senate primary.

The RPOF jumped on it: "Ron Klein must clarify his exact position on this controversial bill, which seeks to strip American workers of their right to vote by secret ballot," Republican Chairman Jim Greer said in a statement. "Will Klein stand up and protect Florida workers and vote against card check, or will he pacify Big Labor bosses and vote for it?"


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 7:31pm]


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