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Military families have no better ally than Tom Perez
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Military families have no better ally than Tom Perez

If lawmakers are serious about supporting our troops and military families, they will swiftly confirm Tom Perez to lead the Department of Labor. Our military men and women could have no better ally.

In 2005, Sergeant James Hurley was in Iraq when Saxon Mortgage Services, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, foreclosed on his home. Sergeant Hurley had a wife, two kids, and plenty to worry about in central Iraq. Saxon Mortgages didn’t care. But Tom Perez did.

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