There’s no sugarcoating what Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s survival of Tuesday’s recall vote means for organized labor, Greg Sargent wrote in the Washington Post: “Unions invested heavily in this battle in order to make an example of Walker. . . . That effort failed, and the failure will have major repercussions for labor groups as they gear up for future fights over bargaining rights in states.” But Sargent also noted the role of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which enabled corporations to spend unlimited amounts on politics. “Outside groups supporting Walker vastly outspent unions, thanks to Citizens United,” Sargent wrote.
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