More Perez Vp Talk – Pre-DNC Labor Fight Special – Woody Guthrie’s Birthday – Center for Public Democracy Unionizes

“He is not a showboater, not flash, an everyday guy,” said Michael Steele, the former head of the Republican National Committee. Steele, who was lieutenant governor of Maryland when Perez was on the council, said Perez could help smooth Clinton’s “strained relationship” with many Republicans.

“He is not an I-am-right, you-are-wrong guy,” Steele said.


Exclusive: Organized Labor Increasingly Pushing Perez as VP

“With Joe Biden, we had a messenger boy. With someone like Tom Perez, we would finally have a Vice President, who would know how to get stuff done for labor within the White House,” one top labor official privy to discussions within the AFL-CIO told Payday Report.