Becker Nomination: The Cloture Vote Roll Call

By February 9, 2010General, Labor Unions

The roll call has now been posted for the cloture vote on the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. The vote was 52-33.

All Republicans present and two Democrats voted against cloture: Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas.

UPDATE (5:40 p.m.): A reasoned argument from that today’s vote was a surrogate vote on the Employee Free Choice Act.

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