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Elaine Chao

Trump's Transportation Secretary Pick Would Inherit Crumbling Roads, Robotic Cars

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.02.2016 | Politics

Roads, bridges and tunnels across the United States are in disrepair. Tech giants are already rolling out self-driving vehicles in cities, sending reg...

How Elaine Chao's Labor Department Failed To Protect Low-Wage Workers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics

Watchdogs with the Government Accountability Office set up a sneaky test for the Labor Department in 2008. They wanted to know how well the agency was...

Donald Trump Picks Elaine Chao To Lead Department Of Transportation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.01.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Elaine Chao to lead the Department of Transportation, his transition team announced Tuesday. Chao, 63, has ...

Trump Tried To Get Bush's Labor Secretary To Take His Get-Rich-Quick Seminar

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics

Elaine Chao has had a career arc unmatched by many other people. She’s been the chair of the Federal Maritime Commission, the director of the Peace ...

Dave Jamieson

Alison Lundergan Grimes: Both McConnell And His Wife Have Failed Coal Miners | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign of Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has ripped her opponent, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), for siding wi...

Mitch McConnell's Wife Sits On The Board Of A Group Working To Kill The Coal Industry

Yahoo News | Chris Moody | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

For months, Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell has accused his Democratic opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, of engaging in a “war on coal,” casting ...

Something We Can All Agree On

Carl Fillichio | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Carl Fillichio

Of all the titles that I have not read on the U.S. Department of Labor's ongoing list of Books that Shaped Work in America, there is one I find particularly intriguing.

WATCH: Pundit Slaps Mitch McConnell Back With Wife Remark

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Centrist political pundit Norm Ornstein found himself at the center of a spat with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Friday, as McConnell sparred...

Judd Blasts 'Patently Unacceptable' Attacks By Dem Group

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd on Tuesday waded deeper into speculation that she's preparing to mount a campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (...

Anti-McConnell Group Launches 'Race-Baiting' Attack

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Progress Kentucky, a Democratic super PAC with its sights on toppling Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), has drawn backlash for a persist...

Bush's Magical Mystery Tour

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

To the bitter end, George W. Bush is proving to anybody willing to listen that he is not only the worst president in United States history but also just a horrible human being.

The Department of Labor: A Damage Assessment

Rep. George Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. George Miller

Our nation's workers, battered by unfair global competition, stagnant wages, declining benefits, and poor employer compliance with labor laws, deserve a Department of Labor that lives up to its name.

Elaine Chao Must Withdraw 'Secret Rule'

Rep. George Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. George Miller

This secret regulation is a clear attempt by the Bush administration and the business community to fundamentally weaken the scientific process for enacting new regulations that protect American workers.

Jason Linkins

Bush Secretary Stumps For Hubby On Taxpayer Dime | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elaine Chao will do anything for her man, especially when it comes to boosting his re-election hopes. If only she were as discreet as Eliot Spitzer's courtesans, though.