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Washington BureauWASHINGTON — Barack Hussein Obama took his place as the 44th president of the United States under a bright winter sky on Tuesday, painting this perilous national moment in unsparing terms and exhorting Americans to respond by taking greater...
Tags: Washington Monument, New Mexico, Itzhak Perlman, Islam, Health
The year might have ended on a purely triumphant note for Andy Stern, who heads the nation's fastest-growing labor union and played a key supporting role in President-elect Barack Obama's drive for the White House. Instead, Stern has seen the Service...
Tags: Unions, Crimes, Employees, Elections, Local Elections
The federal government has adopted new financial disclosure rules for labor organizations that officials say would help expose the sort of corruption allegedly found in the largest California chapter of the Service Employees International Union. The U.S....
Tags: Unions, Government, Employees, Los Angeles, California
EL MONTE -- Some Senate Republicans are considering blocking the confirmation of Rep. Hilda Solis as President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of Labor due to what they say are the answers they are not getting from the El Monte-based congresswoman, it...
Tags: KTLA, Wyoming, Career and Workplace, Republican Party, Employees
The Swampby Frank James Rep. Hilda Solis of the Los Angeles-area is reportedly President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Labor Department secretary and the raves are coming in. Labor likes her a lot (no surprise there. A pick this important would have......
Tags: Unions, Charity, Government, Employees, Economic Policy
Spin CycleBush announced a rescue plan for Detroit that will provide a $13.4 billion emergency loan from existing bailout funds in return for an agreement to restructure debt and bring UAW labor costs down to a level that is competitive......
The Swampby Frank James President-elect Barack Obama welcomed President Bush's decision to approve a $17.4 billion bailout for the Detroit Three automakers but warned the companies that the American people's patience was running low and urged them not to waste...
Spin CycleHere's the schedule of confirmation hearings in DC, via The Page: Thursday, Jan. 8 Tom Daschle for Health and Human Services secretary Friday, Jan. 9 Rep. Hilda Solis for Labor Tuesday, Jan. 14 Sen. Hillary Clinton for Secretary of......
The Swampby Jim Tankersley The Senate quickly confirmed seven of President Obama's cabinet nominees this afternoon, mere hours after the Inauguration - but it left many more, including Hillary Clinton, to wait at least another day. Among those winning approval by....
The Swampby Frank James Hilda Solis, President Barack Obama's choice for Labor secretary, has evidently hit what appears to be a speed bump in her Senate confirmation. Her hearing was scheduled for today but was postponed following reports that her husband......
Spin CycleThis is getting a little repetitive: With the Senate Labor Committee on the verge of moving Hilda Solis' nomination to become secretary of labor, news reports surface indicating that her husband just yesterday paid $6400 to settle some tax liens......
Spin CycleThe Senate added a $15,000 tax credit for homebuyers to the stimulus package even as legislators tried to trim its overall size and prepare for a vote as early as today. Obama moved into a more partisan mode as......
Tags: Dick Cheney, Health, CEO Pay, Barack Obama, Parliament
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