Franken’s First Move: Co-Sponsoring The Employee Free Choice Act

At an AFL-CIO reception moments ago, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) got the crowd all worked up–not by lampooning politics, but by participating in them. “I just became a cosponsor of my first bill in the Senate, the Employee Free Choice Act.”

EFCA’s been out of the headlines in recent weeks as Congress tackles a major health care overhaul. But labor must nonetheless be thrilled to have a new, high profile ally in the Senate.

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