Hugs From Union Thugs Replace Donations at Democrats’ Convention

Hugs From Union Thugs Replace Donations at Democrats’ Convention

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Barack Obama, then a U.S. senator from Illinois and Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to a crowd at a primary night event in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 6, 2008. Obama won North Carolina less than half a percentage point four years ago, becoming the first Democrat to win the state since 1976.