AFL-CIO Endorses Bill Halter Over Senator Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas Democratic Primary

HopeTracker| The AFL-CIO has dropped its support for US Sen. Blanche Lincoln, endorsing her Democratic primary opponent Lt. Gov. Bill Halter.

AFL-CIO President Alan Hughes said the union’s executive board voted to back Halter after a lengthy discussion about Lincoln’s position on the Employee Free Choice Act, health-care reform legislation, trade issues and the appointment of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. via Times Record Online