Beltway Happenings
May 16, 2007--Former Senator John Edwards (D-NC) was one of several candidates to speak at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) meeting.  IAM represents "more than 700,000 active and retired members under more that 4,000 contracts in transportation, aerospace, manufacturing, shipbuilding, electronics and defense related industries."  On May 1 Edwards spoke to about thousand machinists and other union members at IAM District 751 Hall in Seattle in the second one the AFL-CIO's Working Families Vote 2008 national town hall forums.
IAM President R. Thomas Buffenbarger applauds Edwards' remarks.

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