Democratic candidates threaten to boycott presidential debate over labor dispute


A Democratic presidential debate scheduled for next week in California was thrown into upheaval on Friday when all seven of the candidates who’ve qualified for the stage threatened not to attend because of a labor dispute at the site.

The Thursday debate is scheduled to be held at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where the food workers’ union says it’s been working without a contract. The union, Unite Here Local 11, announced Friday that it would picket the debate, and Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang quickly said they would not cross that line.

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