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Unions to run ads after Gov. Daniels’s State of the Union response


By Kevin Bogardus - 01/24/12 06:00 AM ET

A union-backed group will run a television ad critical of Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) Tuesday after he responds to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

The group, A Working Person Like You, is funded by unions and opposes a proposed right-to-work law in Indiana that is riling labor groups in the state. Daniels backs the proposed law.

The television ad shows a clip of a speech Daniels gave to a local Teamsters union in 2006. In the speech, Daniels said he was not interested in changing labor laws in Indiana.

“I'm a supporter of the labor laws we have in the state of Indiana. I'm not interested in changing any of them. Not the prevailing-wage law, and certainly not a right-to-work law,” Daniels said in the speech.

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