Strenuous GOP Objections Don't Halt NLRB Nominations

Law360, Washington (May 22, 2013, 2:57 PM EDT) -- U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday pushed through the nominations of five National Labor Relations Board appointees despite fervent GOP objections to two nominees President Barack Obama initially tapped through recess appointments, claiming they must ensure the board's viability before attending to concerns over executive power.

While the nominations of Harry I. Johnson III and Philip Andrew Miscimarra sailed through the Senate Committee on Health Education Labor & Pensions unanimously, both Sharon Block and Richard F. Griffin Jr. had nine Republican votes against their continued service on...
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