Latino Lawmakers Call to Rename Fort Hood in Texas After Mexican American General

Latino Lawmakers Call to Rename Fort Hood in Texas After Mexican American General

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) urged Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to rename Fort Hood in Texas after Mexican American Gen. Richard E. Cavazos.
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Congressional Hispanic Lawmakers to Paul Ryan: Tell Donald Trump to Apologize for 'Blatantly Racist' Attacks on Latino Judge Curiel

Latino lawmakers from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus took aim at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday morning over his inquiry of a Hispanic judge's ethnicity and unfounded bias in the Trump University alleged fraud case.
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Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: PROMESA Bill Passes House, Allows Provision Cutting Minimum Wage to $4.25 for Young Workers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the PROMESA Act, which addresses Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, but in the process also allows the commonwealth’s minimum wage to drop to $4.25.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Senate GOP Must Do Their Jobs, Supreme Court Vacancy Must Be Filled

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) have called on Senate Republicans to fulfill their constitutional obligations and fill the Supreme Court’s vacant seat.
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Where Diversity, Tech, Money, and Political Power Mingle

Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. It also has a lot of money. Some of that money is now going to Washington, D.C.
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Clinton Wins Expected Endorsement From Congressional Hispanic Caucus PAC

The CHC Bold PAC, the political and fundraising arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, endorsed former secretary of state Hillary Clinton for U.S. president on Monday.
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Puerto Rico Leaders Urge Congress to Act on Growing Health, Economic Crises

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) have been working this week to address the financial and health care challenges affecting Puerto Rico.
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146 Congressional Lawmakers to Obama: Stop Deportation Raids

More than 140 members of Congress has signed and published a letter to President Barack Obama demanding an immediate end to his administration's deportation raids.
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Top Issues Latino Leaders Want Obama to Address in Final SOTU Speech

President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, and Latino leaders are expecting him to discuss the issues affecting the community.
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Hillary Clinton, Latino Leaders Denounce Deportation Raids

The Obama administration's latest deportation raid campaign continues to fuel disappointment and anger from fellow Democrats.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sanchez Endorses Clinton for President

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton received the endorsement of a top Latina member of Congress.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus: GOP Senate Obstructing Latino Judicial Nominees' Confirmation

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus have called on Senate Republicans to expedite the confirmation votes for four Latino judicial nominees.
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Latino Congressional Lawmakers Split on House Refugee Bill

Two days after its introduction, the House of Representatives passed legislation that would enhance the background investigations for Iraqis and Syrians seeking refuge in the United States.
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Rep. Ruben Hinojosa Announces Retirement, Will Not Seek Reelection in 2016

Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, D-Texas, announced he will not seek reelection and retire from Congress.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Denounces Trump's SNL Gig

Latino lawmakers and organizations are strengthening their opposition to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s scheduled hosting appearance on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”
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Latinas Require Bachelor's or Higher to Match Non-Hispanic White Men's Average Pay Wage

The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) revealed Latinas currently earn an average $0.55 for every dollar a non-Hispanic male makes.
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