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Coal Miners Invite Democratic 2020 Candidates To Win Back Their Votes

July 12, 2019
The labor union representing coal mine workers is inviting 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to try to win back the votes of miners who have largely defected from the party in recent years, as the coal sector continues to struggle and Democrats float increasingly ambitious climate change plans. The United Mine Workers of America’s (UMWA) invite sets up a key test for Democrats, who are broadly courting unions as a core constituency of the party while also pledging to cushion the...

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