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AFL-CIO Expected to Back Kerry

The AFL-CIO is expected to endorse Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign Wednesday. The support of the 13-million-member labor organization is a major milestone for Kerry, who at first had trouble attracting union endorsements. It also gives him an advantage over rival Sen. John Edwards, who has courted union support aggressively. NPR's Robert Smith reports.

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Robert Smith
Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.