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Some Senators are having doubts about making it easier for workers to unionize.

Key Senate Democrats are wavering in their support of legislation that
would give more power to labor unions, dealing a setback to labor's top
priority as businesses warn of the damage the bill would cause.

The battle over the "Employee Free Choice Act" — expected to be
introduced Tuesday — is seen as a power struggle among labor unions
and businesses, as well as a test of whether moderate Democrats and
Republicans will push back on Democratic congressional leaders and the
Obama administration.

At least six Senators who have voted to move forward with the
so-called card-check proposal, including one Republican, now say they
are opposed or not sure — an indication that Senate Democratic leaders
are short of the 60 votes they need for approval.