Working A Double Shift

The Teamsters are back in the center of Washington battles, playing both sides of the aisle

That was the battle in Seattle," says Teamsters president James P. Hoffa, poking his finger proudly at a picture of himself with a young woman dressed up as a sea turtle. The two are smiling over a banner that reads TEAMSTERS AND TURTLES TOGETHER AT LAST. The photo on his office wall is a testimonial to Hoffa's willingness to join with anyone to protect his 1.4 million members. He will make that point again this week when he works with the turtle's archenemies to push for drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which he hopes will create jobs. "We have...

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