WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee will no longer hold December’s primary debate at the University of California, Los Angeles, in support of the university’s union that has imposed a boycott.
“In response to concerns raised by the local organized labor community in Los Angeles, we have asked our media partners to seek an alternative site for the December debate,” DNC senior adviser Mary Beth Cahill sent in a statement to campaigns Wednesday, according to the DNC.
AFSCME 3299, an affiliate of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees that represents at least 10 University of California campuses, sent a letter to at six presidential campaigns calling on them to respect a boycott that they imposed in April. HuffPost first reported the news.
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