A union official says the nation's largest labor federation is strongly endorsing the Obama administration's health care overhaul bill and plans to push wavering lawmakers for support.
A union official familiar with the proceedings says the AFL-CIO's executive council has voted virtually unanimously to support the plan.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was planned later.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka plans to reach out to state labor federations to lobby undecided Democrats.
Most unions are now satisfied with the administration's efforts to soften the impact of a planned tax on high-cost insurance plans that's been a sticking point for organized labor.
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