Labor leaders hit battlegrounds for Clinton
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Union leaders are turning Labor Day into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton campaign chief: Mueller report 'lays out a devastating case' against Trump Hillicon Valley: Cyber, tech takeaways from Mueller report | Millions of Instagram passwords exposed internally by Facebook | DHS unrolling facial recognition tech in airports | Uber unveils new safety measures after student's killing Heavily redacted Mueller report leaves major questions unanswered 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 KaineOnly four Dem senators have endorsed 2020 candidates Democratic proposals to overhaul health care: A 2020 primer Dems ask Justice Dept to release findings of Acosta-Epstein investigation MORE, will join Trumka and Weingarten at a Cleveland rally at 2 p.m. ET,

And former president Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTrump team spurns Adam Smith with its trade stance New Broadway play 'Hillary and Clinton' debuts Trump will allow Americans to sue companies in Cuba 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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersButtigieg says he wouldn't be opposed to having Phish play at his inauguration Sanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina Poll: Buttigieg surges into contention with Biden, Sanders 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.

A sizable proportion of Sanders backers remain disillusioned with both Clinton and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpButtigieg on Mueller report: 'Politically, I'm not sure it will change much' Sarah Sanders addresses false statements detailed in Mueller report: 'A slip of the tongue' Trump to visit Japan in May to meet with Abe, new emperor MORE and are turning instead to third party candidates, Jill Stein of the Green Party, and Libertarian Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonPotential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge MORE.