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Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2011 file photo, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. An aging population and an economy that has been slow to rebound are straining the long-term finances of Social Security and Medicare, the government's two largest benefit programs. Those problems are getting new attention Monday as the trustees who oversee the massive programs release their annual financial reports.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigned Jan. 9 from her position in the Obama administration. Solis, a former California congresswoman, has served in her position since her February 2009 confirmation.

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