Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, accompanied by, from left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.,  Caracol Ekam Housing site engineer Mario Nicoleau, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Haitian President Michel Martelly, tours the Caracol Ekam Housing Site in Caracol, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Clinton, and husband, former President Bill Clinton, arrived in northern Haiti Monday leading a delegation of foreign investors and a crowd of celebrities to showcase the centerpiece of the U.S. effort to help the country recover from the 2010 earthquake.  (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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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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