JohnSweeney http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/430/all en Union Boss Sweeney Among Those Who 'Have Worked on Behalf of Equality for the Poor and Struggling' http://www.mrc.org/articles/union-boss-sweeney-among-those-who-have-worked-behalf-equality-poor-and-struggling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Michael Shear gets carried away in praise of John Sweeney, former head of the AFL-CIO, and highly partisan Democrat. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> Michael Shear, who writes the New York Times' political blog, made the print edition on Wednesday with a story on Obama honoring former President George H.W. Bush (the elder) with the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor: "<a target="" href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/george-h-w-bush-gets-medal-of-freedom-from-obama/?ref=todayspaper%20">Highest Civilian Honor Goes to the Elder Bush</a>." <br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/union-boss-sweeney-among-those-who-have-worked-behalf-equality-poor-and-struggling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AFL-CIO GeorgeH.W.Bush JohnSweeney LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PresieentialMedalofFreedom Rep.JohnLewis TimesWatch Wed, 16 Feb 2011 19:19:00 +0000 admin 151 at http://www.mrc.org