Obama Wins Change To Win... With A But

The Change to Win coalition of unions backed Barack Obama today. It's mostly symbolic in that most of the member unions already endorsed him.

The "but" is that two unions -- the Laborers and the Carptenters -- are staying neutral.

Writes Laborers President Terrence O'Sullivan in a statement:

"Senator Obama has proven himself to be a champion for working people and the membership of our union, as has Senator Hillary Clinton. We abstained from the vote in order to continue with our union’s endorsement process."