And, you know, money is – the money edge is really dangerous to democracy. Because what you have right now – people have said to me that, look, you’ll always be outspent, so how can you ever win?
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|Birth:||24th July, 1949|
Trumka was born in Nemacolin, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, to an Italian American mother, Eola Elizabeth, and a second-generation Polish American father, coal miner Frank Richard Trumka. He is a Roman Catholic. He went to work in the mines in 1968. He received a bachelor of science degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1971 and a law degree from Villanova University in 1974.
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