Union Mailer: McCain Helped Outsource 2.3 Million Jobs To China

09/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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The AFL-CIO is dropping a new mailer today in OH, MI and PA, criticizing John McCain's position on trade. The piece, which plays on the Olympics, is being sent to union swing voters in 50K homes.

Dennis Philippi, an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers member from North Canton, OH, is quoted on the mailer: "2.3 million jobs outsourced to China? That's not a world record I would be proud of."

The lit alludes to the union's position that the Bush administration, with McCain's backing, has allowed China to violate trade rules and its own labor laws to boost the profit margins of large multinational corporations at the expense of workers.

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