07/11/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama At Odds With Chicago Mayor Over Picket Line

The Obama administration is boycotting a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Providence, R.I., this weekend to avoid crossing picket lines and taking sides in a decade-long labor dispute between the local mayor and firefighters union.

But Mayor Daley apparently has no such qualms, in part because he's been in the same boat as Providence Mayor David Cicilline.

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