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04/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bennet Votes To Block Craig Becker Filibuster As Jane Norton Goes On Attack

Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) stood with organized labor Tuesday on a tough vote over the Obama administration's nominee for the National Labor Relations Board -- a vote that could have significant repercussions for his election campaign.

Unlike Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) and Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) -- the two precariously positioned Democrats who broke with the party on the vote -- Bennet voted to approve Craig Becker, who Republicans assert is too supportive of union interests, including the controversial Employee Free Choice Act.

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