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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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Luis Gutiérrez Slams NBC Over Cancelling Melissa Harris-Perry, Lack of Diversity

Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez blasted NBC for its lack of diversity and visibility of people of color during a floor speech at the House of Representatives Wednesday morning.
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Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Fight for Latino Vote

With Super Tuesday less than a week away, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' fight to secure the Latino vote is only growing more intense.
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New Central American Refugee Program Receives Tepid Response From Lawmakers

The Obama administration announced it will expand the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program to help vulnerable Central American families -- a move that already received mixed support from lawmakers.
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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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Latino Leaders, Immigrant Children Call for Family Detention Closures

Latino leaders and children gathered in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to once again call for the end of family detention.
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Reps. Luis Gutiérrez, Robin Kelly Invite AG Lynch to Visit Chicago After CPD Probe Opens

Following the U.S. Department of Justice's announcement that it will investigate the Chicago Police Department, Democrat Illinois Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Robin Kelly have invited Attorney General Loretta Lynch to also visit the city.
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Puerto Rico Gov. Garcia Padilla: 'Puerto Rico is Out of Cash'

“Puerto Rico is out of cash,” Alejandro Garcia Padilla, governor of the island commonwealth, said on Wednesday morning.
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Donald Trump Motivating Latinos, Youth to Vote, Says Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is motivating Latinos and the youth to vote, according to Rep. Luis Gutierrez.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Blames House GOP for Blocking Paul Ryan's Immigration Stance

Despite previously supporting the call for immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will reportedly not allow votes for such reform legislation during the remaining tenure of Barack Obama’s presidency if he is elected House Speaker, .
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez to Comcast, NBCUniversal: Dump Trump from 'SNL'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is scheduled to host NBC's "Saturday Night Live," but one Latino congressman has called for the network to dump his appearance.
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Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: Latino Legislative Leaders Seek Oversight, Strategic Solutions

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Ariz., called for the House Natural Resources Committee to hold a hearing on the role of hedge funds in Puerto Rico's financial crisis.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Bill Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Access Obamacare

Pope Francis’ historic visit to the U.S., including his address to Congress, appears to have resonated with Latino congressional lawmakers. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., introduced the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act, which provides people access to the Affordable Care Act, regardless of an individual's immigration status.
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