New York Times: In the Teamsters, a Candidate Tries to Break the Mold

June 27, 2011: The Tuesday issue of the New York Times features Sandy Pope's campaign on the front page of the Business Section.

"The anger among the membership is at an all-time high," Sandy Pope told the newspaper. "The members are much more willing to look for change than five years ago."

Click here to read the article at The New York Times website.


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