GOP, 2 Dems Block Obama NLRB Nominee
By a 52-33 vote, the Senate blocked nominee Craig Becker, who had drawn fire in part because of his position as associate general counsel for both the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union.
Sen. Ben Nelson, a conservative Democrat from Nebraska, announced on Monday that he would side with Republicans in the vote. He was joined by Sen. Blanche...
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