Ohio, a key swing state, has lost more than 320,000 manufacturing jobs since 2001, said Tim Burga, president of Ohio AFL-CIO. He said the union will back only a presidential candidate who supports American workers.

“After each one of these so-called free trade deals, we’ve been losing manufacturing jobs,” Burga said. “The candidates who are looking for labor and worker support will have to speak to this, whether it’s now or later.”

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