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Michigan weakens union rights in home of auto industry

An anti right-to-work protester is seen outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

An anti right-to-work protester is seen outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

An anti right-to-work protester is seen outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Anti right-to-work protesters yell outside Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Anti right-to-work protesters yell outside Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Anti right-to-work protesters yell outside Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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An anti right-to-work protester (L) and a pro right-to-work protestor (R) yell at each other outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

An anti right-to-work protester (L) and a pro right-to-work protestor (R) yell at each other outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

An anti right-to-work protester (L) and a pro right-to-work protestor (R) yell at each other outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after his tour of the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Michigan, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after his tour of the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Michigan, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after his tour of the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Michigan, December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Anti right-to-work protesters gather outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Anti right-to-work protesters gather outside of Michigan's state capitol building in Lansing December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

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