Recordings Reveal Former Labor Secretary Violated Hatch Act

Solicited donations for President Obama’s reelection campaign
Hilda Solis

A former top Obama appointee solicited donations for the president’s reelection campaign on the job, according to audio recordings released by the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.

An Impactful Policy

‘Disparate impact’ hurts businesses, workers according to experts
Tom Perez / AP

President Barack Obama’s nominee for labor secretary allegedly traded away a potential $200 million payday for taxpayers in order to preserve a legal doctrine that drives up the cost of doing business in the United States and inflates the college bubble, critics say.

So Long Solis

Labor Secretary who presided over long-term unemployment resigns in surprise move
Barack Obama, Hilda Solis / AP

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced her sudden resignation on Wednesday in a move that surprised insiders, who quickly began speculating on potential replacements.

Camp Democrat

Democratic officials, progressive groups target youth vote at conference sponsored by left-wing Center for American Progress.