After Rocky Period, AFL-CIO Backs Obama’s Jobs Plan | Talking Points Memo

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka hasn’t been shy in recent weeks about speaking out against President Obama’s willingness to compromise with Republicans on everything from the super committee to the so-called Gang of Six’s approach to deficit reduction, but last night he seemed elated over Obama’s jobs plan and his pledge to “go to the mat” for workers.

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