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ATU Bows to Reality, Shifts From Sanders To Endorse Clinton

Posted 8/22/16

The Amalgamated Transit Union, one of the strongest national-union backers of Bernie Sanders for President during the Democratic primaries, has become the la­test labor organization to shift its support to Hillary Clinton for the general election, International President Larry Hanley said Aug. 17.

The union actually made that decision a couple of weeks earlier, he said in a phone interview, but had not yet worked out a date with the Clinton campaign on which to give a formal announcement.

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