WI: Lawmakers flee state to block anti-union bill

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February 17, 2011
Anniston Star    
Posted in News, PND News

"Faced with a near-certain Republican victory that would end a half-century of collective bargaining for public workers, Wisconsin Democrats retaliated with the only weapon they had left: They fled. Fourteen Democratic lawmakers disappeared from the Capitol on Thursday, just as the Senate was about to begin debating the measure aimed at easing the state's budget crunch." (02/17/11)

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