Clinton and Obama to Discuss Manufacturing Issues at Candidate Forum in Pittsburgh, PA

Democratic candidates will address members of the Alliance for American

Manufacturing (AAM) and its partners: United Steelworkers union, SOAR, US

Steel, AK Steel, and Allegheny Technologies; event will focus on

strengthening American manufacturing

Apr 09, 2008, 01:00 ET from Alliance for American Manufacturing

    WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media
 advisory was issued today by the Alliance for American Manufacturing:
     What: Presidential Candidate Forum on Manufacturing, sponsored by the
 Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) and its partners. Senators Obama
 and Clinton will unveil their proposals to address the challenges facing
 America's manufacturers, including China's dumping, subsidies, and currency
 manipulation. Sen. John McCain was invited, but is unable to attend.
     Who: Senator Barack Obama
     Senator Hillary Clinton
     When: Monday, April 14, 2008
     Doors Open 8:00 a.m.
     Event begins 8:45 a.m.
     Where: The David L. Lawrence Convention Center
     1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
     Pittsburgh, PA
     More: Pennsylvania has lost more than 207,000 manufacturing jobs since
 2000, with more than 78,000 jobs moving to China alone since 2001. The
 event will focus on strengthening American manufacturing and addressing
 China's unfair trade practices.
     The forum will be attended by members of the United Steelworkers, SOAR
 (Steelworker retirees), and employees and executives of event partners
 United States Steel, ArcelorMittal, AK Steel, and Allegheny Technologies.
 It is not open to the general public.
     The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-partisan, non-profit
 labor-management partnership forged to strengthen manufacturing in the U.S.
 AAM promotes creative policy solutions on priorities such as international
 trade, energy security, health care, retirement security, currency
 manipulation, and other issues of mutual concern. For more information:

SOURCE Alliance for American Manufacturing