Those who are following the current events surrounding Agriprocessors, are no doubt wondering about, or rather coming to the conclusion that something else must be playing a roll here.
Here are some facts which may shed some light unto this;
In the 2008 election cycle the following Congressman were included on the U.F.C.W. (United Food & Commercial Workers Union):
Jan Schakowsky, $10,000 (she also “happens” to be -as quoted in the Forward- a vocal critic of Agri in Washington).
Henry Waxman, $5,000Barney Frank, $5,000
Howard Berman, $5,000
Rahm Emanuel $5,000Steve Israel $4,000Ron Klein $1,000
Debbie Wasserman Schultz $1,000
Robert Wexler $1,000
Also note that the Democratic house as a whole received $1,340,857 vs. the Republicans $500.
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