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Obama Gave The Chicago Teachers Union A Shout Out In 2008

The president doesn't have a position on the Chicago teachers strike this week. But he has had a warm relationship with the union: In 2008 video message to the the American Federation of Teachers in which Obama gives a shootout to the Chicago Teachers Union and their president.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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