Obama's Labor Secretary Stalled By Fierce GOP Resistance

02/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Las Vegas Sun

President Barack Obama's nominee for Labor secretary is running into fierce resistance from Republicans over her reluctance to state her views clearly on legislation that would make it easier for unions to organize.

The nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis has yet to be approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee -- even though her confirmation hearing two weeks ago was among the first for Obama's cabinet picks.

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