GOP Won't Derail Solis Nomination Over Husband's Taxes

03/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Republicans aren't going to derail Labor Secretary-nominee Hilda Solis' nomination over her husband's tax problems, but they still have serious reservations about her ties to labor unions.

Key Republican senators on the committee vetting the California Democrat's nomination say they won't blame her for the problems facing her husband, Sam Sayyad, who paid around $6,400 last week to settle tax liens against his auto-repair company.

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