Labor unions don’t like Pat Quinn. Does it matter?

December 4, 2013

On Tuesday, the Illinois state legislature passed a bill slashing pensions  and angering unions. Gov. Pat Quinn has signaled he will sign it -- a move likely to further erode his already tempestuous relationship with organized labor. But, the filing deadline for the governor's race passed on Monday -- so how much will Quinn's move actually hurt his chances at a second term next November?

I talked to Natasha Korecki of the Chicago Sun Times about what it all means for the governor’s 2014 reelection bid.

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn – already unpopular with unions – is set to sign a bill slashing state worker pensions. We ask Chicago Sun-Times’ political reporter Natasha Korecki what this could mean for his 2014 reelection bid. (The Washington Post)

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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