Obama's Labor Day visit to Wisconsin comes amid heated governor's race, declining union power

  • by: SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 30, 2014 - 4:59 PM

MADISON, Wis. — The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights.

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