Politico reports that Labor is fighting against the so-called “free-trade” Congressional Democrats supportive of TPP:
Labor’s fight against the White House’ free-trade agenda is moving into the trenches in tight Democratic races, with many of the 28 moderates who supported “fast-track” trade promotion legislation now targeted for that and their likely support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
California Rep. Scott Peters estimates his reelection campaign is likely to see a $200,000 to $300,000 drop in labor donations — about a seventh of his total contributions so far — and fewer ground volunteers knocking on doors unless he changes his trade stance.
In case it’s not clear, we do not believe that TPP represents “free-trade.”
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For the full article: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/02/labor-democrats-trade-deal-tpp-219810#ixzz41WulauDK