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Another Teamster Take on Tuesday's Election

More good and bad news trickled in with the results of tight races.

Good news from Illinois, where Gov. Pat Quinn won a full four-year term. Teamsters Joint Council 25 was the first union to endorse Quinn, and Cook County Teamsters busted their butts to elect him. Said John Coli, JC25 president:

How did the Teamsters fare yesterday?

Elections sure do matter. Some of the Teamsters' staunchest allies in Congress and in state capitals lost yesterday. Some won, and a few new faces will be welcome. But by and large, it was not a happy night for organized labor.

First the good news:

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