Labor support split among gov hopefuls
|By Matt Stout, Boston Herald|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"I think it's really divided," U.S. Rep.
Lynch pointed to state Treasurer
Coakley has cornered a large share of union backing, including
Grossman has been backed by several unions, including the New England Joint Board of
Berwick hasn't officially received any union endorsements but touted his labor chops at the breakfast yesterday, saying he's "as strong a union supporter as anyone on that stage." Grossman and Coakley also noted their labor support but characterized it as only part of their field operation.
"What labor has to do is speak in one voice, though," he said. "That's the key. In my campaign for mayor last year, we spoke in one voice, meaning we had the
"I think labor will have a very big influence," Lynch said of the race. But, he added, "it will probably be decisive in the final."
Campaigns yesterday were counting their final monthly fundraising haul before the
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