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Richard Trumka
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Advocate
    (July 24, 1949- )
    Born in Nemacolin, Pennsylvania
    President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
    Secretary-Treasurer for the AFL-CIO (1995-2009)
    Some argued he focused too much on government workers and shifted attention away from the interests of manual laborers as AFL-CIO President.
    Aside from his big labor politics, conservatives disliked his close relationship with the Obama administration.
    He leads strikes, boycotts and protests.
    He enjoys being called a 'socialist.'
    He was accused of supporting violence and flat-out 'thuggery.'
    He earned a law degree from Villanova and did his undergrad work at Penn State.
    He started working as a coal miner, and eventually became President of the United Mine Workers.
    He spoke out against racism.
    He's a powerful critic of some of the injustices perpetuated by corporate America.
    He was praised for his public speaking skills and ability to deliver strong speeches.

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