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We want elected leaders who think big. Today, two families control more wealth than half our population.

Working people are taking this historic 2016 election very seriously, and when we are inspired, there is no political force in America more powerful.

While national polls show Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a dead heat in Ohio, internal AFL-CIO polling show Trump dropped another 12 points among Ohio union members and their families.

Hillary Clinton has inched ahead in battleground Nevada polls not just because of what she’s done, but because of whom Republican Donald Trump has offended: the people who work at his signature hotel in Las Vegas and others like it on the Strip.

"In the final weeks until Election Day, the AFL-CIO will leverage 100,000 volunteer hours to knock on 1 million doors in key battleground states, the nationwide labor federation announced. The AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions see the opportunity to change the political landscape at both the national and state levels, leading to passage of measures that benefit workers, such as higher minimum wage laws, paid family leave and stronger worker rights protections.

The AFL-CIO voter outreach ground game in Nevada plans to contact 100,000 households in the state during the next couple of weeks. The umbrella group for labor unions is supporting Hillary Clinton in the presidential race and Democratic candidate Catherine Cortez Masto in the U.S. Senate race for the seat held by the retiring Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

About an hour into door-to-door election canvassing Saturday, letter carrier Charlie Holesworth, a volunteer with the AFL-CIO, met a young married couple who confided to being at loggerheads about their presidential choices. “We try not to talk about it too much because it gets ugly,” Bernadette Cannon told Holesworth, explaining her support for Hillary Clinton while standing in the driveway of her duplex. “I’m hoping she wins in a landslide,” she said.

There's been big spending by labor unions in this election — and even more in the last couple weeks. The powerful AFL-CIO has spent millions on 2016. Of course, labor unions have long supported Democrats, but this year they’re looking beyond the presidential race to the Senate and even farther down the ballot.

The national labor organization AFL-CIO is trying to take a more active role in issues affecting people of color, and has its eye on Missouri in particular this election. AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre is in St. Louis this weekend for the fifth time in a year to talk about race, politics and the photo voter ID amendment on Missouri’s November ballot.

There is a lot at stake at this election for all working people across America. But Latino families have the most to lose if Donald Trump gets elected. They also have the power to stop the most xenophobic and racist presidential candidate that our nation has ever seen.