White House names two to labor board, replacing earlier nominees
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.
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Revered by millions as a beacon of hope against oppression and as an archetype of reconciliation, Nelson Mandela leaves behind a grieving nation. Video