Friday, September 11, 2009

Card Check Stalls Out

Senator Tom Harkin, who replaced Teddy Kennedy as Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman, said yesterday in a candid speech to American Rights at Work that the Employee Free Choice Act is not likely to be called up for a vote on the Senate floor until January at the earliest, after a new Massachusetts Senator has been elected to fill Kennedy's seat in that chamber. Harkin promised to call the bill for a vote as soon as there are enough Senators to vote cloture on the bill.
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