Report: 1,000 UAW members to lobby on Capitol Hill this week
The UAW has historically been a very politically active organization. Last year, the union's political action committee spent $10.1 million. Around $1.4 million of that sizeable figure was spent on federal donations, all of which went to Democratic candidates. Surprisingly enough, the UAW spent $13.1 million on its political efforts in 2008.
King is expected to be joined by a host of other speakers the conference, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
[Source: The Detroit News]
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