Posts Tagged ‘Endorsement’

Oct
2014
27

Reporter Quits Chicago Sun-Times Citing GOP Gov Candidate’s Undue Influence Over the Paper

Reporter Quits Chicago Sun-Times Citing GOP Gov Candidate's Undue Influence Over the Paper
  In an update to a story about Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner “earning” the endorsement of the Chicago Sun-Times, the reporter who claimed the Rauner campaign attempted to meddle with his position at the company after he wrote a negative Rauner story has quit.  The reporter, 19-year veteran Dave McKinney, hired a...
Oct
2014
21

Gov Candidate Sells Share of Newspaper. Newspaper Endorses Candidate. People Go Hmmm.

Gov Candidate Sells Share of Newspaper. Newspaper Endorses Candidate. People Go Hmmm.
  With Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner locked in a too-close-to-call battle with Pat Quinn, the Chicago Sun-Times broke with recent tradition and made an official endorsement of the Republican challenger this weekend.  For the past three years the newspaper has not endorsed any candidates for office.  The paper explained its...
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Jun
2014
10

Peas in an Anti-Union Pod: ABC of Maine Endorses Worker-Hater Paul LePage

Peas in an Anti-Union Pod: ABC of Maine Endorses Worker-Hater Paul LePage
  The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine have endorsed Gov. Paul LePage in his quest for a second term.  Speaking to a crowd following the endorsement, LePage trumpeted his decision to veto a bill that would have raised the minimum wage. This was the primary reason he gave that non-union contractors should support [&hellip...
Jun
2013
5

Framing “Fragmented” Union Endorsements in NYC Mayor’s Race As a Failure Is an Unfair Double Standard

Framing
  Articles are cropping up around New York which address the labor movement vis-a-vis the race to replace Michael Bloomberg as mayor. Many of these pieces seem to be reveling in the fact that the labor movement is not unified behind one candidate as if this somehow displays a weakness or poses a serious problem. [&hellip...