(Harrisburg) -- Pennsylvania

As members have dwindled, unions' once-strong political sway toward the Democratic party has also shifted.
The change was especially apparent last year, when an overwhelming number of white, union or former union members voted for Donald Trump.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale recently wrapped up what he calls a "listening tour" around the commonwealth. He said in his discussions with current and former members, he often hears that they feel alienated by the left, and by unions themselves.

"I think we were speaking too much at them, rather than having conversations with them," he said.
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