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How GOP Sabotaged a Union Vote

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, who is seeking a disapproval vote on any agreement that the Obama administration negotiates with Iran over its nuclear program.

The defeated unionization vote at a VW plant in Tennessee marked a new right-wing tactic, with state Republicans weighing in with threats of retaliation if the workers joined the UAW, a shocking strategy that drew little criticism from the mainstream U.S. press, notes Stephen Crockett.