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Senate Approves Eugene Scalia as DOL Secretary

Jeff Brody
Eugene Scalia

Eugene Scalia, formerly a partner at the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, has been Senate-confirmed to serve as secretary at the Department of Labor, Politico reported Thursday. The Senate approved Scalia through a voice vote of 53-44.

Prior to his confirmation, Scalia represented various companies including Facebook, Delta Air Lines, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs. He also worked at DOL as chief legal counsel during George W. Bush's presidential term.

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