James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
On this Labor Day, delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte are preparing for their sessions, which begin tomorrow.
Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says controversial Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the recall election Tuesday does not mean doom for President Barack Obama’s reelection hopes – although it does reflect an ongoing change in how organized labor is perceived.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, the mayoral candidate with the most experience as an elected official, also has close ties to organized labor. Davis sat down with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine to discuss whether those ties could be a problem.