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Hilda Solis

Some GOP Senators Still Believe They Are Right On Labor. Solis Must Be Confirmed

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Solis-Marich

What gives some in the GOP the real jitters though is not the message as much as the messenger. Solis wears her working class roots on her blue collared shirt sleeve.

GOP Blocks Obama's Labor Nominee, Pushes Big Lie on "Card Check"

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

GOP leaders appear to be willing to play "chicken" with the nation's troubled economy by holding up the vote on the Obama's choice for Secretary of Labor, the pro-worker Hilda Solis.

Obama's Labor Secretary Stalled By Fierce GOP Resistance

Las Vegas Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's nominee for Labor secretary is running into fierce resistance from Republicans over her reluctance to state her views clearly...

Elect Paul for Azusa City Council!

Michelle Bart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Bart

Lets change local government too!

A Secretary of Labor for Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

In 2005, California Congresswoman Hilda Solis contributed $15,000 of her own campaign money to fund a successful movement to raise the minimum wage in California.

A New Day For Gun Violence Prevention

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Last year at this time, I said that America was turning a corner on the gun issue, and the watershed events of 2008 confirmed that prediction. The pa...

Senate Should Quickly Confirm Rep. Solis as Next Secretary of Labor

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

Our nation's workers demand a Labor Secretary who understands the everyday struggles Americans are facing. Hilda Solis is the right person for the job.

Phasing Out of Transition and Into the Book Business

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Leaving transition work, I find myself a lot more hopeful about generally progressive policy coming out of the Obama administration than some of my friends in the progressive blogosphere.

The Danger of Green Stimulus

Jesse Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Jenkins

With green jobs now positioned as "the solution" to both the economy and the climate, Obama has cover to take the politically expedient route of short-term green stimulus while ignoring serious climate policy.

Detractors of Hillary (DOH!)

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

If Secretary of State Clinton does nothing except push costly military solutions, then her cabinet appointment may turn out to be Obama's biggest "doh!" so far.

Obama Has Good Taste in Women: Take a Look at His Cabinet

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

President-Elect Barack Obama is on track to nominate the most women to his cabinet than any other U.S. President in history. While President Bush had...

Mr. Obama Disagrees

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Obama's choice of Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration is dreadful. His explanation is even worse. He shrinks Warren's statements about gay people down to a "disagreement," as if we're talking about ethanol subsidies.

Solis' History of Fighting for Workers

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elana Levin

Some of my colleagues have worked with her for decades. She has a deep and personal connection with working Americans that stems from decades working to help workers get their rights.

Hilda Solis: Get Excited

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Obama named Rep. Hilda Solis as the next administration's Secretary of Labor this morning and to put it simply, progressives are ecstatic about the pick.

Hilda Solis: A Profile In Courage

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

Hilda Solis has the ability and dedication to overcome the entrenched opposition of special interest groups and to make change happen.

New Labor Secretary is Brown and Green

Van Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Van Jones

Solis is the right secretary of labor to take advantage of a great opportunity not only to make America's economy stronger by making it greener, but also to make Americans living in poverty part of a revitalized middle class.

HILDA SOLIS: Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP: Democratic Rep. Hilda Solis of California will be Barack Obama's pick for labor secretary as the president-elect fills the last open positions in ...

Latino Scamble on Change Street

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Solis-Marich

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus last night considered endorsing a Vice Chair candidate to replace Congressman Xavier Becerra should he become the next US Trade Representative.