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The Most Powerful Political Force in the Country
1St Francis College, Brooklyn
Citation Information: The Forum. Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, DOI: 10.1515/1540-8884.1498, May 2012
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The rising power of public sector unions, long overlooked, came into full view with the bitter clash in Wisconsin. But it has been building since the mid-1990s when government unions took the helm of the AFL-CIO. The ground operations of the public sector unions make them an enormous asset for the Democratic Party. But their insatiable demands create conflicts that are difficult to resolve.