Shifting into High Gear

AFL-CIO Union kingpins John Sweeney and Karen Ackerman will outline their $40 million forced-dues funded campaign at a press conference on Wednesday. According to the AFL-CIO, the 2006 mid-term mobilization is the largest in AFL-CIO history spending workers forced dues and fees in 21 governors’ races, 15 Senate races and more than 50 House races.