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Capitol battle Day 9: Walker runs from Wisconsin workers

Thousands massed in Madison this morning for the 12th major rally since the protests began, and workers say they'll be "tracking down" the fleeing governor "until he finally talks to us."

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Egypt labor leader to Wisconsin workers: “We salute you”

"We stand with you as you stood with us," Kamal Abbas, leader of Egypt's Centre for Trade Unions and Workers Services, told the workers of Wisconsin in a Feb. 20 video statement.

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From Egypt to Austin, we're all for Wisconsin

Texans rallied in front of their state Capitol, Feb. 21, to show solidarity with Wisconsin workers fighting to maintain their union rights.

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Wisconsin protests: bigger than ever on day 6

On day six of the massive protests in Wisconsin, busloads of Chicago union and community activists arrived to show solidarity. Labor editor John Wojcik gets on the bus, too.

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It's not about money, it's about freedom: voices from Wisconsin

There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.

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Workers turn Wisconsin battle into epic uprising

"I've never been in a workers' uprising like this in my life," said a middle-aged woman as everyone around her broke into cheers, with thousands of workers packing the state Capitol on the fourth day of protests.

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Occupation of Wisconsin Capitol continues for third day

50,000 people packed Capitol Square here on the third day of a virtual occupation of Wisconsin's seat of government.

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Angry Wisconsin workers occupy Capitol

Thousands of union members and their allies have effectively occupied the state Capitol and the grounds around it for more than 36 hours now.

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Great day for labor: Obama goes to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- There was one clear message everyone in the crowd at Laborfest here took home with them September 6: the true meaning of Labor Day.

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Labor Day: President Obama goes to Milwaukee’s LaborFest

MILWAUKEE (PAI)--The President of the United States - along with his Secretary of Labor and the president of the national AFL-CIO - will be special Labor Day guests at Milwaukee's LaborFest.

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