Utahns celebrate Labor Day as election looms

Utahns celebrate Labor Day as election looms

By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Sep 3, 2012 08:26PM MDT
With only 63 days before the presidential election, Utah union members attending an annual Labor Day picnic in Magna largely said Monday they support Democratic President Barack Obama’s re-election bid, but not without some ambivalence. The Magna picnic is organized annually by the AFL-CIO, the umbrella group for a number of unions and a traditional supporter of Democrats going back at least to the New Deal and President Franklin Roosevelt. But even new Utah AFL-CIO President Dale Cox said labor...
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