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What Hillary Clinton needs to do to win labor

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton still has room for improvement on labor issues, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. While Clinton's an experienced candidate, she "has to really figure out a way to energize workers" by showcasing pro-labor policies that she's willing to fight for, Trumka told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast Tuesday, warning that without a clear message "she could catch fire" from pro-labor groups. Trumka cited Clinton's ambiguity on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal as an example of an issue that "lessens the energy that workers derive from her." The...

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