Labor leaders hit battlegrounds for Clinton
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Union leaders are turning Labor Day into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Hill's Morning Report - Crunch time arrives for 2020 Dems with debates on deck The Memo: All eyes on faltering Biden ahead of first debate Trump says he's not prepared to lose in 2020 MORE Day across key battleground states.


More than 10 of the most powerful labor officials in the country will fan out Monday across Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Virginia, New Hampshire and Illinois, to campaign for the Democratic presidential nominee, the Clinton campaign said in a statement.

Those leaders will include AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who will be campaigning in Cleveland, Ohio, with the head of the teachers’ union, Randi Weingarten; and Service Employees International Union leader Mary Kay Henry, who will be campaigning for Clinton in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineSchumer: Trump must get congressional approval before any military action against Iran Trump faces skepticism about Iran war authority from both parties Overnight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran MORE, will join Trumka and Weingarten at a Cleveland rally at 2 p.m. ET,

And former president Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBiden, Eastland and rejecting the cult of civility Democrats not keen to reignite Jerusalem embassy fight The bottom dollar on recession, Trump's base, and his reelection prospects MORE will be appearing at the AFL-CIO's Labor Day Picnic at Coney Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, according to the Clinton campaign.

Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's Morning Report - Crunch time arrives for 2020 Dems with debates on deck The Memo: All eyes on faltering Biden ahead of first debate Progressive group launches campaign to identify voters who switch to Warren MORE will also hit the trail on Labor Day, his first day of active campaigning on behalf of his former rival.

Sanders is spending the day in New Hampshire, a state where he is extremely popular and which neighbors the senator's home state of Vermont. 

Sanders is scheduled hold a rally for Clinton at 3 p.m. at Lebanon High School. He has the challenge of convincing many of his younger, more idealistic supporters, to give Clinton, and her more establishment-friendly policies, a chance.

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