Obama Set to Name New Labor Secretary

By Dashiell Bennett

March 18, 2013

Thomas Perez, a civil rights lawyer in the Obama Justice Department, is about to be nominated to be the new Secretary of Labor, setting the stage for some key battles that the president expects to fight in his second term. President Obama is planning to announce the appointment on Monday, and if confirmed, would make Perez the only Latino member of his second-term cabinet.

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By Dashiell Bennett

March 18, 2013

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