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NLRB picks pledge fairness, despite union history

President Barack Obama's newest picks for the National Labor Relations Board sought to assure Senate lawmakers Tuesday that they can be fair and impartial in resolving business-labor disputes, despite backgrounds that include advocating for unions. Full story

Senators reach tentative deal ending filibuster fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A tentative U.S. Senate deal has been reached to have President Barack Obama withdraw two of his embattled nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and offer a pair of new ones that organized labor helps pick, congressional sources said on Tuesday. Full story

Nominees at stake in filibuster fight

At the center of the bitter fight over filibuster rights in the Senate are seven people nominated by President Barack Obama to serve in administration agencies. They are: Full story

‘ED Show’ guest list: Sunday, July 7 (noon ET)

Republicans are waging a crusade against American labor and the middle class, trying to destroy the National Labor Relations Board and kill protections for workers. But today (Sunday) at a special time of Noon ET, live from the 19th annual Essence Festival in New Orleans, Ed Schultz fights back! Full story

Supreme Court declines Cablevision stay request

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined a Cablevision Systems Corp <CVC.N> request seeking a stay of National Labor Relations Board proceedings in light of a recent court action related to presidential appointments to the board. Full story

NLRB vs. the Free Market?

   A federal appeals court recently nullified President Obama's recess appointments for the National Labor Relations Board, with Rachel Brand, National Chamber Litigation Center; Steve McMahon, Democratic Strategist; Don Luskin, Trend Macro; and Jim Petho...

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U.S. high court stays out of Obama recess appointment issue

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  Obama Abusing His Power?

A federal appeals court ruled Obama's recess appointments to the pro-union National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Sara Fagen, Former White House Political Director; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk S...

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