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2020 candidates court the union vote

Bernie Sanders carries a sign with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Bernie Sanders carries a sign with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Bernie Sanders carries a sign with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the UAW national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the UAW national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the UAW national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Union placards are placed in seats before attendees arrive to hear six Democratic candidates speak at the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union placards are placed in seats before attendees arrive to hear six Democratic candidates speak at the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union placards are placed in seats before attendees arrive to hear six Democratic candidates speak at the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Bernie Sanders takes the stage before addressing attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Bernie Sanders takes the stage before addressing attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Bernie Sanders takes the stage before addressing attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Elizabeth Warren attends the picket line with striking General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant workers during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, September 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Joe Biden addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Joe Biden addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Joe Biden addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Union members wearing t-shirts stating "BUILD UNION OR BUILD ELSEWHERE" attend the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union members wearing t-shirts stating "BUILD UNION OR BUILD ELSEWHERE" attend the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union members wearing t-shirts stating "BUILD UNION OR BUILD ELSEWHERE" attend the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Kamala Harris joins a demonstration with striking McDonalds workers demanding a $15 minimum wage in Las Vegas, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Kamala Harris joins a demonstration with striking McDonalds workers demanding a $15 minimum wage in Las Vegas, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Kamala Harris joins a demonstration with striking McDonalds workers demanding a $15 minimum wage in Las Vegas, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Kim Kelly, a Writers Guild union member, listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Kim Kelly, a Writers Guild union member, listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Kim Kelly, a Writers Guild union member, listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Andrew Yang takes pictures with a supporter after speaking during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Andrew Yang takes pictures with a supporter after speaking during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Andrew Yang takes pictures with a supporter after speaking during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Union members listen to Joe Biden speak during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union members listen to Joe Biden speak during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Union members listen to Joe Biden speak during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Amy Klobuchar addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Amy Klobuchar addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Amy Klobuchar addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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A union member wearing a shirt stating "ONE JOB SHOULD BE ENOUGH" listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A union member wearing a shirt stating "ONE JOB SHOULD BE ENOUGH" listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A union member wearing a shirt stating "ONE JOB SHOULD BE ENOUGH" listens as Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Tom Steyer speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Tom Steyer speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Tom Steyer speaks during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Joe Biden is greeted by his wife Jill as he arrives to address union workers at the Teamsters Local 249 hall during his first public event since announcing his bid for the presidential nomination in Pittsburgh, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Joe Biden is greeted by his wife Jill as he arrives to address union workers at the Teamsters Local 249 hall during his first public event since announcing his bid for the presidential nomination in Pittsburgh, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Joe Biden is greeted by his wife Jill as he arrives to address union workers at the Teamsters Local 249 hall during his first public event since announcing his bid for the presidential nomination in Pittsburgh, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Elizabeth Warren addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Elizabeth Warren addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Elizabeth Warren addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Joe Biden speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Joe Biden speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Joe Biden speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 13 union hall in Burlington, Iowa, March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Acker

Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 13 union hall in Burlington, Iowa, March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Acker

Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 13 union hall in Burlington, Iowa, March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Acker
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Bernie Sanders addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage.at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bernie Sanders addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage.at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bernie Sanders addresses airline food workers and representatives from UNITE HERE during a rally for calling for better wages and health insurance coverage.at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Joe Biden arrives to speak at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers  (IBEW) construction and maintenance conference in Washington, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Joe Biden arrives to speak at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) construction and maintenance conference in Washington, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Joe Biden arrives to speak at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) construction and maintenance conference in Washington, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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