On site for the AFL-CIO forum

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Over 10,000 union members came together Tuesday night when the Democratic contenders faced off at the AFL-CIO Presidential Candidates Forum, moderated by msnbc’s Keith Olbermann. 

A new USA Today/Gallup poll shows that Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NC) decisively leads the Democratic pack as the choice of nearly half of those polled.  With campaign dollars and the vital labor vote at stake, did Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and John Edwards come out swinging? 

Hardball’s post-show has all the action live from Chicago’s Soldier Field. Click here to watch the video or read the story if you missed the debate.

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On site for the AFL-CIO forum

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