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( From TWD ) With the momentum of the Obama ...
by sluggahjells
Comment Count 176 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 05:59 PM PDT with 344 Recommends
Craig Becker, the labor lawyer for the ACLU and SEIU was recess appointed by President Obama this morning. On the face this is merely a throw back to Labor for dealing with the Excise tax and for ...
by calchala
Comment Count 122 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 11:07 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
It took over a year but Obama has finally decided to make recess appointments. Bipartisanship is great but it requires an opposition party slightly more flexible than being the Party of No, a point ...
by sixman
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 01:18 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Last Wednesday, February 10th, the Senate blocked the (routine) nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. Actually, the Senate voted in favor of him, 52-33, but due to ...
by charlierybak
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 03:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Mike Hall on our AFL-CIO Now Blog staff wrote about the latest Republican maneuvering to kill a qualified nominee for the nation's Labor Board and I want to share it with you. ...
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 04, 2010 at 11:04 AM PST with 14 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 02:15 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Tomorrow, Craig Becker's, the WH nominee for National Labor Relations Board, a former AFL-CIO and SEIU lawyer, nomination will be killed by the Senate. Why? Scott Brown wants to be seated early ...
by calchala
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 08:06 PM PST with 13 Recommends
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by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 10:15 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Several weeks ago, I launched a petition to kill the filibuster. Thousands of people signed ...
by Jonathan Tasini
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 08:21 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I find myself sitting here in utter amazement at the gall of these "propagandists" that President Obama has stuck his thumb in the eye of the Senate. Senator Bennett of Utah who the Tea Partiers ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:01 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The "controversy" of Craig Becker's potential recess appointment had me thinking more about unions this morning. Ultimately, I came to the conclusion that the demise of unions is a complete myth, a ...
by Aaron Michael
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 08:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Fox Nation, the blog arm of Fox News, has posted a rather misleading article about the ...
by stophurtingamerica
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 10:32 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Craig Becker (Official photo) The AFL-CIO has named former National Labor Relations Board member Craig Becker as its co-general counsel. Becker, a labor lawyer reviled by the right, was one of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 07:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends