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Alexander Acosta Archive

The Alexander Acosta Archive is a collection of TV news clips featuring U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, speaking, with related fact-checks. While largely curated by hand, the collection demonstrates how Artificial Intelligence algorithms could be used to create such resources, for example with voice and/or facial recognition.  A work in progress, this evolving non-commercial, searchable collection is designed to preserve the historical record for posterity. For more information, read this.


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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended the president's 2018 budget request for the department on Capitol Hill. He testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Related Agencies. Other issues discussed included the impact on jobs if the health care law is repealed and replaced, expanding apprenticeship programs, and the labor force participation rate. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) chairs the subcommittee while Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) serves as the...
Topics: chicago, murray, trump, acosta, osha, kelly, sec, alexander, west virginia, rubio, washington,...
Source: Comcast Cable
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held the confirmation hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, Alexander Acosta. He was asked about several issues including overtime pay, education and training, equal pay for women, minimum wage law and workplace safety. Mr. Acosta was the president's second choice for labor secretary. The first nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination in mid February 2017 amid concern from senators on both sides of the aisle...
Topics: mr. acosta, trump, murray, florida, rubio, baldwin, maine, south carolina, osha, washington,...
Source: Comcast Cable