Happy Labor Day CDOA! Obama steps up for organized labor – if we can see this kind of fight expand into real action, we will see a landslide Democrats victory in 2012.

President Barack Obama set the stage Monday for what promises to be a contentious autumn with congressional Republicans, telling a Labor Day crowd in Detroit that he’s prepared to fight for a new job growth plan, defend organized labor and take steps to “restore the middle class in America.”

On the East Coast — in the early primary states of New Hampshire and South Carolina — Republican presidential contenders ripped Obama’s handling of the economy and pledged to take an economically battered America in a new direction marked by less spending and fewer regulations.

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