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Obama To Host Labor Leaders While Issuing Executive Orders

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The Obama administration has notified leading labor officials that it will host them at the White House tomorrow at an event where President Obama plans to sign an untold number of executive orders that are friendly to organized labor, several labor sources tell me.

The event, which hasn't been announced yet, is being seen as a big deal by organized labor officials, because it will affirm Obama's commitment to the unions at a critical moment, and it's the first White House event solely dedicated to hosting labor leaders. Among those who will attend tomorrow: AFL-CIO chief John Sweeney and senior SEIU official and Change to Win chief Anna Berger, sources said.

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