Friday, October 26, 2007

Carpenters Union Backs Hillary

Meet Hillary Clinton's latest backers: New York City's Carpenters union. On Thursday October 25, Michael Forde, the head of one of the most powerful construction unions in the state, threw his 25,000-member New York District Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners behind Clinton's White House run.

The eyebrow-raising, closed-door endorsement broke ranks with the national union.

"Hillary is a friend of the carpenters - always has been," said a union member leaving the endorsement.

"She's a friend of labor," said another. The national carpenters union has backed John Edwards.

Hillary and the carpenters have a history together, in 2000 Forde, backed Hillary during her 2000 Senate run.


  1. This is perfect, Rudy will easily beat her...GO RUDY

  2. This is a great endorsement! Of all the things I've heard the other candidates say, either Republican or Democrat, Hillary Clinton's statements seem to make the most sense to me.

  3. Thank God, Rudy and his grotesque use of 9-11 for political gain will now finally fade away.


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