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TheReelectionofPresidentBarackObama Inthelastyear,weveseenthestartofagrowingmovementtotakebackourcountryandto endthecontrolofcorporationsandthewealthythattrulythreatensourdemocracy. Weneedelectedleaderswhosupportthismovementtorestoredemocracy.PresidentObama isthatleader. Ournationneedstomoveforward,notbackward.Weneedgoodjobs,notdollarstorejobs, unregulatedand19thcenturycapitalism.Weneedmoreprogressonhealthcareforall,not effortstorepealthehealthcarereformsthatnowareinplace.Weneedleaderswhorecognize thatincomeinequalityandwagedeclinesareseriousproblemsthatmustberesolved,not envy,aspresidentialcandidateMittRomneyseesit. PresidentObamaismovingournationforward,andtheCommunicationsWorkersofAmerica endorseshisreelectionasPresidentoftheUnitedStates.

tes. Overthepastyear,theRepublicanfieldofcandidates,includingcandidateRomney,madeclear theirpositionthatwhenitcomestolosingajob,contractingaseriousillness,sendingachildto collegeorlookingforwardtoretirement,intodaysUnitedStates,workingfamiliesshouldbe ontheirown. Thisisespeciallytruewhenitcomestoworkersrights.NoRepublicancandidatestoodupfor therightsofworkerstoorganizeandbargaincollectively.Alljumpedontherighttowork bandwagon,withMittRomneycallingPresidentObamasappointmentstotheNationalLabor RelationsBoardunionstooges. Ontheissuesthatmattermosttoworkingpeople,PresidentBarackObamaisonourside. Onjobs:MittRomneyhadquitethecareerheadingaventurecapitalfirmthatparachutedinto takeovercompanies,takesomebigprofitsforBainCapitalandputaverageAmericansoutof work.RomneysaysIliketofirepeople.GiventherecordofBainCapitalforshuttingdown companiesandputtingpeopleoutofwork,thatsnotsosurprising. PresidentObamahasworkedtosupportjobcreation,throughgovernmentsupporttofund jobsforpolice,teachersandfightfighters,andtohireworkerstorepairbridges,highways, schoolsandothercriticalinfrastructure.TheObamaadministrationsupportsgreen manufacturingandothernewindustries,andhissupportfortheautoindustry,whichRomney opposed,hasmeantthousandsofgoodpayingjobsforAmericanworkers. Onhealthcare,Romneythinkspeopleshouldbeabletofiretheirinsurancecompanies.This demonstratesacompletelackofunderstandingabouthowinsurancecompanieshavetreated workersandtheirfamilies:droppingcoverage,refusingtoprovideneededservicesandrefusing

coveragetoanyonewithapreexistingcondition.PresidentObamashealthcareplan promisesinitialimprovementsinourhealthcaresystem.Weneedtomoveforward,not backward. Onworkersrights:ThetrackrecordofRomneyandtherestoftheRepublicanfieldisclear: theysupportantiunion"righttowork"lawsandbackeffortsinOhio,Wisconsinandother statestostrippublicworkersoftheirbargainingrights.JudgeRomneybythecompanyhe keeps:NewJerseyGov.ChrisChristie,whosetouttostripCWApublicworkersoftheir bargainingrights,isoneofRomneysbiggestsupporters. RESOLVED:TheCommunicationsWorkersofAmericasupportsthereelectionofPresident BarackObama.WewillworktoreelecthimandtoelectmembersofCongresswhosupportthe growingmovementtorestoredemocracyintheU.S. RESOLVED:Campaignmaterialswillbeprovidedtolocals,andlocalsarestronglyurgedtoreach outtomembersandactiviststhroughmeetings,worksiteleaflets,email,websites,and newsletters. RESOLVED:CWAactivistsknowwhatsatstakeinElection2012,andwillworktogetour memberstothepollsonNovember6,2012.Theissuesinthiselectionaretooimportantfor anyonetositonthesidelines. AdoptedbytheCWAExecutiveBoard Jan.31,2012