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2015/01/29 10:33
2015/01/29 10:33
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Late last year Astrid Silva, an immigration activist from Las Vegas, testified in front of the US Senate to advocate for comprehensive reform. That event was the culmination of years’ worth of efforts...
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2015/01/29 10:33
2015/01/29 10:33
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2015/01/28 18:28
2015/01/28 18:28
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... Latino voters expressed support for President Obama's executive order on immigration and a majority want to continue or extend Obama's actions in 2017. More than 80 percent of Latino voters...
2015/01/28 03:14
2015/01/28 03:14
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... negative ads against incumbent Democratic lawmakers in 2014 and helped Republicans win a majority in the Senate. While the Koch-backed groups are tremendously effective, even some of their...
2015/01/27 00:03
2015/01/27 00:03
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... and his statement was released as Wright and fellow members of the black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus were huddling in a previously scheduled meeting. Wright’s name has been...
2015/01/26 20:28
2015/01/26 20:28
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... of the vote, and endorsements from Democratic officeholders. He won fifty-one per cent of the Hispanic vote and twenty-one per cent of the African-American vote. His plan was to shed part of his...
2015/01/25 15:43
2015/01/25 15:43
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... Texas Republican to occupy the Oval Office, George W. Bush, took 49 percent of the state’s Hispanic vote in his 2004 presidential re-election, setting a relatively high bar for the handful of...
2015/01/23 17:28
2015/01/23 17:28
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... of the Republican romp to come, saw a glimmer of hope for Democrats to at least hold the Senate. The economy was puttering more than sputtering and Democrats were pushing an audacious plan...
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2015/01/23 10:51
2015/01/23 10:51
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... riding on Air Force One was comprised of members of leadership, high-profile Hispanic members and Nevadans. They included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority...
2015/01/23 10:05
2015/01/23 10:05
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... of the populace, overtaking African Americans as the largest ethnic minority. Hispanic Americans are generally inclined to vote Democratic. Since the end of the Cold War the...
2015/01/22 22:26
2015/01/22 22:26
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... a dozen stitches. The culprit then was one Reynaldo Decerega, a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. Decerega wasn’t invited to play again, though Obama sent him a photograph...
2015/01/22 17:03
2015/01/22 17:03
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... insiders and led to at least superficial divisions with the offices of Gov. Rick Scott and Senate Majority Leader Andy Gardiner, the rank-and-file delegates fueled a vote that ousted Scott's...
2015/01/22 13:06
2015/01/22 13:06
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... GOP is in a terrible fix over immigration. They've done such an effective job of alienating Hispanics over the years with their overall approach to immigration. Fences need to be mended. At...
2015/01/21 23:33
2015/01/21 23:33
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans strengthened their grip on the Texas Senate on Wednesday, shrugging off nearly 70 years of tradition with a rules change that knocks out the Democrats' ability to...
2015/01/21 22:21
2015/01/21 22:21
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... cities and other areas most vulnerable to the effects of climate change also have large Hispanic populations. She works to raise Latinos' awareness of climate change. Obama has taken steps...
2015/01/21 10:51
2015/01/21 10:51
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... though the House is scheduled to be in recess surrounding the Jewish High Holy Day. (The Senate plans to be in session except on Sept. 23.) Still, there’s no doubt the House chamber would...
2015/01/21 05:58
2015/01/21 05:58
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... we had to read about,” she said. “We felt them every day.” Ernst pledged that the new GOP majority would reform Congress “to make it function again” and would pass “serious job-creation...
2015/01/21 05:19
2015/01/21 05:19
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... we had to read about,” she said. “We felt them every day.” Ernst pledged that the new GOP majority would reform Congress “to make it function again” and would pass “serious job-creation...
2015/01/20 22:22
2015/01/20 22:22
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January 20, 2015. Governor Susana Martinez: 2015 State of the State Address Lieutenant Governor; Senate President Pro Tempore; our new House Speaker; Democratic and Republican leaders; esteemed...
2015/01/20 19:33
2015/01/20 19:33
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... commitment to you, the State of Texas, and the members I serve as the President of the Texas Senate. At this time I would ask every member of the greatest legislative body in the country, the...
2015/01/19 14:19
2015/01/19 14:19
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Luther King Jr. Day, for example. The holiday is the result of House approval in August 1983 and a Senate vote that October. President Ronald Reagan signed it into law in November that...
2015/01/29 10:33
2015/01/29 10:33
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