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LAS VEGAS – There is more than one heavyweight fight being waged in Las Vegas this week as the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination squared off during a lively debate on Wednesday night at the Paris Hotel & Casino. But prior to the candidates taking swings at each other onstage, the presidential hopefuls made a point to visit hundreds of union members that were practice picketing outside the Palms Resort and Casino.

Today's Teamster News 04.17.15

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Hoffa: Fast Track Is The Wrong Track  Teamster.org   ...Official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the introduction today in Congress of legislation that would allow Congress to give a quick up-or-down vote to trade agreements: "Leaders in the House and Senate, buoyed by their friends in big business, are moving forward with pushing fast-track trade promotion legislation that would allow secret trade pacts to sail through Congress"...

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