Americans will no longer tolerate the Republicans’ continued abuses of power and catering to corporate special interests. -Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi’s top campaign contributer in 2006? Occidental Petroleum: $17,000.
But where does she get most of her money?
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers– $15,000
Sheet Metal Workers Union– $15,000
American Federation of Teachers– $10,000
American Postal Workers Union– $10,000
Bricklayers Union- $10,000
Carpenters and Joiners Union– $10,000
Communications Workers of America– $10,000
International Association of Firefighters– $10,000
Ironworkers Union– $10,000
Machinists/Aerospace Workers Union– $10,000
National Association of Letter Carriers– $10,000
National Education Association– $10,000
Office & Professional Employees Union- $10,000
Operating Engineers Union– $10,000
Painters & Allied Trades Union- $10,000
Service Employees International Union– $10,000
Teamsters Union– $10,000
Unite Here- $10,000
United Auto Workers– $10,000
United Food & Commercial Workers Union– $10,000
United Transportation Union– $10,000
Do you notice a trend?
In fact, the AFL-CIO gave 88% of its campaign contributions to Democrats in the last election cycle. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers gave 97% of their contributions to Democrats. The Sheet Metal Workers, 95%. The National Education Association, 87%. The American Federation of Teachers, 99%.
Oh, and Big Labor gave a total of $63,000 to Nancy in 2006, placing her ninth on the list of the top 20 politicians in Big Labor’s pocket- a list populated by 19 Democrats……and Bernie Sanders.
Nancy Pelosi- against Big Business! (but Big Labor’s ok)