Dayton, Klobuchar Address AFL-CIO

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Yesterday, Minnesota Democratic-Farm-Labor gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton fired up the AFL-CIO convention during his rousing speech to the labor base at the Sheraton hotel in Bloomington, Minn. Earlier in the day, Senator Amy Klobuchar implored the union workers to elect Dayton this November.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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