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Pro-Keystone union endorses Hillary Clinton, a pipeline opponent

The Washington Times, November 24, 2015

Despite Hilary Clinton’s opposition for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the Laborers’ International Union of North America, who are in support of the pipeline, announced their endorsement for her presidential run. Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Political Science Mark Boyer said, “First, such endorsements are generally made more because of a candidate’s overall orientation and less for a stand on a particular issue. Second, especially compared with the pack of Republican candidates, Secretary Clinton is much more inclined to pro-union policies than others in the mix.


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