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  • a  of or designating manual industrial work or workers
  • s  of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers

  • On foreign policy, blue-collar Dems have grown as tired of the Iraq war as have their upscale counterparts.
  • Incredibly enough, few if any of the adults in the blue-collar district knew or cared what was going on.
  • Archie embodied the shift among blue-collar union guys from New Deal Democrats to what would become Reagan Democrats, clashing with academic lefty son-in-law Michael "Meathead .
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  • Tom Izzo in USA Today
    We are the blue-collar team,Izzo said. "This is the blue-collar city. It was just amazing to walk out of that tunnel."
  • Barack Obama in KBS Radio
    It's really a mixed bag,said Obama. "There've been some states where we have won the blue-collar vote. Wisconsin. We won it in Iowa. We won it in Minnesota." "Then there are states where we've not done so well, mainly because people...
  • Doug Wilson in The Associated Press
    He's an elite level player but he has a blue-collar heartbeat,Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said. "It's been a privilege and an honor to have Rob Blake play for this hockey team. Going forward we're going to reap those benefits."

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