Poll: Obama leads Romney among government workers
Government employees prefer President Obama to Republican rival Mitt Romney in the November election, according to a new national poll.
Fifty-four percent of respondents who identified themselves as government employees favor giving Obama a second term, compared to 37 percent who say they plan to vote for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Rasmussen Reports conducted the national telephone survey in August of 7,000 likely U.S. voters, which included 815 government workers. Rasmussen did not differentiate between local, state and federal employees in the survey, asking respondents only if they worked for the government or a government agency.
Of the public sector respondents, 55 percent approve of the job Obama is doing as commander-in-chief, while 43 percent disapprove. Continue reading “Poll: Obama leads Romney among government workers”
New Hampshire Labor News sends us this.
What’s in New Hampshire Rep. Charlie Bass’s (R) “trash?”
Social Security, Medicare, and affordable education as it turns out. The contents of the New Hampshire congressman’s “garbage can” came to light yesterday in Concord as young workers and seniors from the Granite State questioned his commitment to his constituents after he voted for Paul Ryan’s extreme budget. Said Terri Lochhead, an organizer for the Alliance for Retired Americans:
I’m not sure who Charlie Bass works for anymore. He is so out of touch with what the average American needs that he’ll trash anything just to pay for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires like him. Continue reading “Charlie Bass, ‘Stop Trashing the Middle Class’”