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Published on February 4, 2017 in the Northwest Indiana Times  [

It seems every talking head in Washington has been in a frenzy recently, rushing to either glorify or condemn the new North American Free Trade Agreement, known as the United States Mexico Canada Agreement. But the truth is that it is still too early to pass any final judgment.

Dozens of protesters rallying in support of janitors were taken into custody Tuesday after blocking traffic at an intersection in Downtown Indianapolis, according to police and a union spokeswoman.

Claire Pollard, a research and public affairs analyst with Service Employees International Union Local 1, told IndyStar that about 100 protesters — a mix of janitors, activists and other supporters — gathered outside Regions Tower in the 200 block of North Pennsylvania Street.

Richard Trumka came to Milwaukee Tuesday to fire up labor activists and tear into Gov. Scott Walker.

The national president of the AFL-CIO used his address at the group's state convention to portray Walker as a "little puppet" of the billionaire Koch brothers.

Walker, the two-term Republican governor whose Act 10 crippled organized labor in 2011, faces Democrat Tony Evers in the fall.

"On November 6 we’re going to have one hell of a party — a Scott Walker retirement party," Trumka said.