Beltway Happenings 
Nov. 6, 2008--Members of Change to Win affiliated unions talked about their experiences working on the campaign during a press conference at the National Press Club.  (L to R) Keith McCorkle, Adam Riddell, Teresa Ransone, Denise Brown-Lipford, Samantha Miskevich, Samantha Mickevich's grandmother Patricia Toroyni, and Jennifer Pullom.  Change to Win chair Anna Burger declared, "On November 4, workers did not just turn the page--they closed the book on the era of trickle down economics, tax breaks for ther rich, golden parachutes for corporate executives and unrestrained greed." (remarks)
Lake Research Partners president Celinda Lake discussed results of her election survey.  "The majority of workers no longer believe that government is the problem, they believe it must be part of the solution, marking the end of the Reagan era," Lake stated.
Teresa Ransone, a UFCW Local Union 400 member and Kroger supermarket cake decorator in Roanoke.
Change to Win chair Anna Burger and Andy Stern, international president of the Service Employees International Union, spoke to reporters after the press conference.

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