Vote on Labor secretary nominee delayed

05/10/2013 | USA Today

Republicans delayed a Senate committee vote on President Barack Obama's nomination of Labor secretary, Thomas Perez. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Perez "seems to view himself as free to employ whatever means at his disposal, legal or otherwise, to achieve his ideological goals." The vote has been rescheduled for May 16, and it is unclear whether Republicans will filibuster.

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