He's Got Washington Listening To Labor Again

AFL political director Steve Rosenthal is savvy and effective

Steve Rosenthal has heard the story many times. When he was a young child, someone chucked a brick through the window of his parents' house as a warning to his father, a Brooklyn shoe salesman, who was trying to organize a union. Today, Rosenthal is lobbing political bricks of his own as the AFL-CIO's new political director and the architect of the federation's highly successful push back into politics.

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