AFL-CIO really wants to beat Susan Brager; IE pounds Mike Schneider

The umbrella labor group that wants to elect ex-state Sen. Mike Schneider to Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager's seat sent out an alert Wednesday for a weekend phone bank.

But Brager has raised three quarters of a million dollars and the Culinary is not helping the labor effort because it is preparing to go on strike. And an independent expenditure campaign has begun pounding Schneider (there is one helping him, too), with a new, brutal mail piece below.

The alert: