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Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Resigns

CNN announced minutes ago that Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has tendered her resignation to the president. The date for her departure has not yet been named, probably because the White House has its hands full dealing with the confirmations for John Kerry and Chuck Hagel. UPDATE: It was Buzzfeed that broke the story and they have more details.

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Victory Fund Unhappy With Obama Cabinet

The Victory Fund has expressed their disappointment that Barack Obama has tapped Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, rather than openly lesbian labor activist Mary Beth Maxwell. Solis’ appointment closes out the last major position in the Obama Cabinet, leaving nothing open for the selection of an LGBT candidate. With the rumored nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis to the …

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