The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
Filibuster of Miguel Estrada
Advocacy Letter - 02/13/03
Source: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Recipient: Harry Reid
The Honorable Harry Reid
United States Senate
321 Capitol Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Dear Senator Reid:
On behalf of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), the nation's oldest, largest, and most diverse civil and human rights coalition with more than 180 national organizations, we write to express our profound gratitude for your leadership and willingness to stand up on the Senate floor to continue debate on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We applaud you for recognizing the Senate's constitutional responsibility to fully scrutinize President Bush's judicial nominees.
LCCR greatly appreciates your continued and unwavering support for issues related to civil rights and your commitment to fostering a bipartisan, fair, and independent judiciary. We are especially amazed by your impressive stamina! Again, many, many thanks.
Deputy Director/Director of Public Policy
Cc: James Ryan