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Chris Opfer

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Chris Opfer is the Capitol Hill Reporter for Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Labor Report, a go-to source of news and information for the country’s labor leaders, leading businesses and employment lawyers. Chris reports daily from the U.S. Capitol, covering both chambers of Congress and developments in are...

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@ChrisOpfer — 1,094 followers, 2,671 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

Trump pick for Labor Dept No. 2 lobbied with Abramoff to shield Marianas from labor, immigration laws. @hassankanu 

Jun 21, 2017

RT @willCIR: Just talked to Jack Abramoff. He called Pizzella, Trump's pick for Deputy Labor Secretary, a "very ethical person." 

Jun 21, 2017

RT @josheidelson: "akin to putting...Bernie Madoff in charge of enforcing DOL retirement advisor requirements, [said] former congress…

Jun 21, 2017

Trump's Deputy Labor Secretary pick previously lobbied to make Marianas companies immune from fed labor, immigration laws. Great reporting.

Jun 21, 2017

RT @BloombergLaw: @LittlerNews' Melissa Judd, congrats on being named to our Labor & Employment Technology & Innovation Board!…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing about aquatic sports for $25 per story.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It was hell.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Raoul Duke