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Dave Jamieson

Outgoing Labor Secretary: GOP Attacks Were 'Outrageous' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years ago, when she was considering becoming President Barack Obama's secretary of labor, Hilda Solis said many friends asked why s...

Lupe Ontiveros: A Woman of Action

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 09.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Hilda Solis

Lupe Ontiveros' great talent extended far past television, stage and motion pictures. Indeed, she was a fine actress, but more than that, she was a woman of great action. And she was my friend for more than 20 years.

A Day to Dream

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Hilda Solis

The fact is, the face of the American labor force is changing, and we don't have anyone's talent to spare. As both the U.S. Secretary of Labor and the proud daughter of immigrants, I know that each time the American Dream comes true, our entire nation is the richer for it.

U.S. Labor Secy. Hilda Solis Discusses Jobs Bill With Latinos

Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

Yesterday, U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was joined in Denver by Gov. John Hickenlooper, congresswoman Diana DeGette and others for a roundtable di...

Dave Jamieson

Hilda Solis Talks Jobs And The Chevy Equinox | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Labor Secretary Hilda Solis voiced some early support for President Barack Obama's much-anticipated jobs plan on Wednesday, saying that ...

Amanda Terkel

LISTEN: Biden Fires Up Union Activists: Organized Labor Keeps 'Barbarians From The Gate' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Biden gave the Obama administration's most forceful statement of solidarity with organized labor in its current battles a...

Sam Stein

Hilda Solis Confirmation Appears Certain | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration expressed confidence on Wednesday that one of the few remaining holes in its cabinet would be filled shortly. The nomination...

Enough!! Confirm Solis Now!

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

There are real consequences to the national debate and a real impact would be felt should Solis not be confirmed. If the nomination fails, the administration may end up with more GOP'ers in its ranks than Latinos.

Committee Set To Vote On GOP-Blocked Labor Nominee Thursday

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's Labor Secretary nominee, former Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA), will get her long-awaited confirmation vote in the Senate labor committee t...

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.

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: 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 ...

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.