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Hilda Solis was conformed as Secretary of Labor by the Senate today in an 80-17 vote.

Among the “No” Votes, Missouri Senator Kit Bond:

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 111th Congress – 1st Session

Vote Summary

Question: On the Nomination (Confirmation Hilda L. Solis of California, to be Secretary of Labor )

Vote Number: 66 Vote Date: February 24, 2009, 04:30 PM

Required For Majority: 1/2 Vote Result: Nomination Confirmed

Nomination Number: PN64-18

Nomination Description: Hilda L. Solis, of California, to be Secretary of Labor…

…NAYs —17

Bond (R-MO)

Bunning (R-KY)

Burr (R-NC)

Coburn (R-OK)

Cornyn (R-TX)

Crapo (R-ID)

DeMint (R-SC)

Ensign (R-NV)

Inhofe (R-OK)

Kyl (R-AZ)

Risch (R-ID)

Roberts (R-KS)

Sessions (R-AL)

Shelby (R-AL)

Thune (R-SD)

Vitter (R-LA)

Wicker (R-MS)

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I wonder if Senator Bond will be marching in any Labor Day parades this year. Nah, probably not. Now that he’s a lame duck he doesn’t have to do any stinkin’ parades…