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United Steelworkers Union Endorse Mitchell, Michaud and Pingree 

The United Steelworkers Union met with the candidates they’ve endorsed for this year’s mid term election.The USW is supporting Libby Mitchell, Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree.Patrick Carlton, the President of the group, says the candidates were chosen because they’ve displayed a longtime record of supporting working families.The USM represents more than 3,000 workers primarily in the paper sector across the state.”These candidates have shown that they support the values of working families, we’re in a real crisis in the state of Maine. We need jobs and these candidates will work hard to get jobs in the state.”Some of the issues discussed were health care, the economy and unfair competition with foreign markets.