White House names two to labor board, replacing earlier nominees

WASHINGTON Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:52pm EDT

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday withdrew two nominations to the National Labor Relations Board and offered two new names as part of a Senate deal to advance stalled nominations to vacant administration posts.

The president named Kent Hirozawa and Nancy Schiffer to five-year terms on the board, withdrawing the nominations of Sharon Block and Richard Griffin.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal; Editing by Stacey Joyce)

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