Labor Secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 22, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Labor Secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 22, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP
Labor Secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 22, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Senate panel backs Acosta as labor secretary despite Democratic opposition

March 30, 2017 12:21 PM

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