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Big Labor plots 2012 revenge

Labor unions wounded by a GOP-led war on collective bargaining rights are plotting their revenge.

Top labor leaders say they expect to spend more than ever before on both state and federal contests this year. And if recent elections are any indicator, unions could drop more than $450 million, which they reportedly doled out in the 2008 election.

Even in an age of billionaire-backed super PACs, that’s the kind of money that could have a major impact on a fight, particularly at the state and local-level, where unions plan to focus their attention.

The union playbook: safeguard Democratic governors’ seats, flip state legislatures and hamstring anti-union ballot initiatives.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0312/73826.html#ixzz1oh0skqrM

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