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    :: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 ::

    Oregonian Tom Leedham challenges Hoffa for top job at Teamsters - By JOSEPH B. FRAZIER, AP, OregonLive.com
    From a remote Oregon base, Tom Leedham is trying again to unseat the heir to the best-known name in American labor, James Hoffa, for the leadership of the 1.4-million-member Teamsters' Union.

    Academics, labor lawyers and other specialists say that while there are issues to discuss, it might take a major scandal to rile up enough of the membership to trounce Hoffa, and that hasn't happened.
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