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  • iMail , News March 31, 2011

    Surprise Gesture Marks Raffle to Benefit 2012 Convention

    IAM/TCU President Bob Scardelletti holds up his winning ticket in the drawing for a 2012 Bombardier Can-Am Roadster. Scardelletti then donated the three-wheeled motorcycle back to the Grand Lodge Host Committee to be raffled off again. More than 300 delegates and guests at the 2011 MNPL Planning Committee Meeting in Albuquerque, NM held their breath

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  • iMail , News March 24, 2011

    Learning the Lessons of Wisconsin

    International President Tom Buffenbarger called on delegates at the 2011 MNPL Planning Committee meeting to meet with members, face-to-face, and explain the scope of the right wing’s anti-union and anti-middle class agenda currently underway in the United States. International President Tom Buffenbarger addressed the 2011 MNPL National Planning Committee this week and described the midterm

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  • iMail , News March 11, 2010

    Charlie Cooke Predicts Mid-term Shakeup

    Among the speakers at this year’s MNPL Planning Committee Meeting in Savannah, GA, was well-known political analyst Charlie Cook, who blamed sustained high unemployment for incumbents’ dismal prospects in the 2010 mid-term elections. Members of the 2010 MNPL National Planning Committee meeting in Savannah, GA, welcomed the opportunity this week to ask questions and share insights

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  • iMail , News March 9, 2010

    MNPL Committee Examines 2010 Election Landscape

    International President Tom Buffenbarger spoke with 200 delegates at the 2010 MNPL Planning Committee meeting in Savannah, GA, about challenges and opportunities in the upcoming mid-term elections. Calling it the most challenging political and economic environment in decades, IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger urged members of the MNPL National Planning Committee to hold labor’s political

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  • iMail , News November 24, 2009

    District 1 Raises $55K

    District 1 raised more than $55,000 at their annual Stewards and Officers Appreciation dinner last week. The dinner has been held each year since 1992 to collect voluntary contributions to support the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL). International President R. Thomas Buffenbarger, GST Warren L. Mart and GVP Richard Michalski joined Eastern Territory GVP Lynn

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