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Biden labor secretary nominee Su faces doubts in Senate


Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next labor secretary, Julie Su, won praise at her Senate confirmation hearing as “a champion of the working class.” But key Democrats appear unwilling to voice support, creating uncertainty about her Senate confirmation prospects. Business groups have been critical of Su’s record when she led California’s labor department. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic chair of the Senate Labor panel that held her confirmation hearing Thursday, said the debate over her nomination has more to do with the fact she would stand up to “corporate greed.” The panel’s top Republican, Sen. Bill Cassidy, contends she would unfairly favor labor unions.

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