Biden taps Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor secretary

Cabinet appointment would unleash a 'free for all' race for mayor

PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN has tapped Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as his labor secretary, a move that would elevate the former union leader to a prominent national post and set in motion a rare contest for an open mayor’s seat in the city.   Walsh, 53, a former leader of the Boston area building trades union, had been seen as a leading contender for the(...)

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