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Here are the 5 worst Republicans of the week not named Donald Trump

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Each day in Donald Trump’s America is seemingly dumber, crueler and more exhausting than the one that preceded it. This week alone saw the president’s pick for labor secretary withdraw his name from consideration, a story that was all but eclipsed by the greater scandal of Michael...

Schools could hold class on Presidents’ Day, Easter Monday under Maryland bill

The measure is a response by some lawmakers to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to start school after Labor Day.

General Strike To Protest Trump Happening Today In WSQ

Less than 24 hours after the Day Without Immigrants labor protest drew widespread media attention, an unknown number of New Yorkers will go on strike to convey their opposition to President Trump. Today at 1 p.m., a General Strike rally will take place in Washington Square Park, which is part of a larger nationwide General Strike. [ more › ]

Trump Announces First Hispanic Cabinet Pick On Same Day As Immigration Protest

President Donald Trump announced his plan to name Alexander Acosta as labor secretary. If confirmed, Acosta would be the first Hispanic member to join Trump’s Cabinet. The announcement on Thursday comes just one day after Trump’s first...Show More Summary

As Trump Names Alexander Acosta As New Pick For Labor Secretary, Here's What You Need To Know About The New Nominee

One day after Andy Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for Labor Secretary, President Donald Trump has put forth a new nominee for the post: Alexander Acosta, a former U.S. attorney who once served on the National Labor Relations Board.

Trump to name ex-labor board member Acosta as labor secretary

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump will nominate former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta to serve as U.S. secretary of labor, an administration official said on Thursday, one day after Trump’s original choice withdrew. Trump is scheduled to announce his pick on Thursday at a...

Donald Trump Reportedly Taps First Latino In His Cabinet For Labor Secretary

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

President Donald Trump plans to name attorney R. Alexander Acosta as his new pick to run the Department of Labor, NBC News and CNN reported Thursday. The announcement will come one day after Andrew Puzder, his first choice for the position, withdrew his name from consideration. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump holds news conference to announce new labor secretary pick

The White House announced on Thursday morning that President Donald Trump will hold a news conference later today to reveal his new nominee to lead the Department of Labor. The announcement comes one day after Andrew Puzder removed his name from consideration for the role amid mounting controversy. Show More Summary

Snap IPO could be biggest in years, and other MoneyWatch headlines

Snap could be worth $22B after IPO; Nasdaq notches record for 7 straight days; and Puzder removes himself from Labor Secretary nomination. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.

Puzder withdrawal stark example of rough start for Trump WH

President Donald Trump plans to announce a new labor secretary nominee a day after his original pick, Andrew Puzder, abruptly withdrew from consideration. Trump scheduled a news conference Thursday afternoon … Click to Continue »

Labor secretary nominee's ex-wife claims he 'vowed revenge' in newly public clip from 'Oprah' episode

Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for the role on Wednesday. The announcement comes on the same day that a 1990 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show was released in which Puzder's ex-wife makes claims of domestic abuse against him. Show More Summary

Trump's Labor Secretary pick withdrew after this explosive Oprah video of his ex-wife resurfaced

President Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder, dropped out of the running for the position just a day before his confirmation hearing. Though he faced bipartisan opposition, it seems that questions about his personal life pushed the CEO of CKE Restaurants, which includes fast-food chains Hardee's and Carl's Jr., to withdraw. Show More Summary

Trump's fast-food CEO pick for Labor Secretary expected to drop out after attacks from left and right

Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Labor, is expected to drop out of the running for the position just a day before his confirmation hearing. NBC News senior correspondent Peter Alexander tweeted that Puzder is likely to withdraw from consideration for the position. Show More Summary

QOTD: What’s the Rarest Car You’ve Spotted in the Wild?

Last Labor Day weekend, when snow was a hazy memory and the warm days seemed as if they’d last forever, I spent some time in a small cottage about three hours northwest of Montreal. The nearest village, accessible by twisty backroads...Show More Summary

DEMS IN DISARRAY: Hispanics are split in DNC race. Latino Democrats are splitting their vote for…

DEMS IN DISARRAY: Hispanics are split in DNC race. Latino Democrats are splitting their vote for Democratic National Committee chair, with 10 days to go until the election. While former Labor Secretary Tom Perez is a leading contender for the race, many liberal Latinos are backing his main rival, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.). “Obviously, as […]

This Day in Labor History: February 14, 1940

On February 14, 1940, a group of Navajos named Scott Preston, Julius Begay, Frank Goldtooth, and Judge Many Children wrote a letter of protest to their congressman, John Murdock of Arizona, against the livestock reduction program pressed upon them by Commission of Indian Affairs head John Collier. Noting how the program would radically transform their […]

This Day in Labor History: February 13, 1837

On February 13, 1837, the Equal Rights Party, better known as the Loco Focos although that was a pejorative from the city’s Whigs, held a rally in City Hall Park in New York City to protest the high cost of living. This led to the Flour Riot, where workers raided flour mills to gain what […]

Elizabeth Warren Has Some Tough Questions for Andy Puzder

Trump’s pick for labor secretary finally gets a Senate hearing on Thursday Trump’s labor secretary pick, fast-food CEO Andy Puzder, will finally get his day in the sun this week: His first Senate confirmation hearing is set for Thursday,...Show More Summary

This Day in Labor History: February 11, 1903

On February 11, 1903, the Japanese-Mexican Labor Association formed to build racial solidarity among workers against sugar beet farmers near Oxnard, California. This was the first major cross-racial, non-white agricultural union in California. Show More Summary

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