Key Senator to Oppose Employee Free Choice Act

Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., will oppose the controversial labor bill known as the Employee Free Choice Act, according to reports yesterday, diminishing chances for the bill in the Senate.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., will oppose the controversial labor bill known as the Employee Free Choice Act, according to reports yesterday, diminishing chances for the bill in the Senate.

Specter was one of the few Republicans to support the bill last year, and was considered a key potential vote to help Democrats get the 60 votes they would need to prevent a filibuster on the legislation. Some Democrats also have reportedly wavered in their support of the bill, whi

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