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FreedomWorks Putting Its War Chest to Work for ALEC's Union-Busting Agenda in the States

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The Koch-funded organization is getting a boost from one of the leading Tea Party front-groups. The Tea Party-affiliated group FreedomWorks -- the right-wing organization that helps connect 'Tea Party' groups with talking points, rallies, and more -- is gearing up to direct its sizeable war chest towards advancing anti-union initiatives in the states, supporting an agenda set by groups like David Koch's Americans for Prosperity and the Koch-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). This strongly suggests that the battle for the future of private and public sector unions in America is beginning a new phase of combat. This month, FreedomWorks announced 'an aggressive grassroots, state-based campaign' for 2013 to 'push back against domineering unions,' among other plans. The group has been in the midst of turmoil in recent months with former House Majority Leader Dick Armey...

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