Obama Labor Secretary Solis to resign

President Obama's Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis told department employees in a letter that she plans to resign. CNN: Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis resigned her post Wednesday, offering no specific reason but that she "enjoyed my first opportunity in years to reflect on the past and my future" over the holidays. "Leaving the department is one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made, because I have taken our mission to heart," she wrote in a letter to colleagues obtained by CNN. "As the daughter of parents who worked in factories, paid their union dues and achieved their goal of a middle class life, and as the first Latina to head a major federal agency, it has been an incredible honor to serve." Solis provided no date when she would step down, but Labor Department officials told CNN her departure is expected around the inauguration, which is later this month. "Over her long career in public service - as an advocate for environmental justice in...(Read Full Post)