Larger Senate Majority No Guarantee For Trump Labor Picks

Law360 (November 7, 2018, 6:07 PM EST) -- While Republicans tightened their grip on the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, their expanded majority isn't enough to guarantee a slew of long-stalled employment agency nominees will win confirmation, with a few nominations even less likely in the face of a larger GOP majority, experts say.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Republicans had expanded their Senate majority by two seats in Tuesday's midterm elections, with several other races still too close to be officially called.

But those legislative gains will not mean a filibuster-proof Republican majority in the upper chamber. As a result, the fate of numerous stalled Trump administration nominees to the National...

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