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As the Senior Latino in the Senate: Menendez Condemns Trump's 'Downright Dangerous' Racist Remarks on Hispanic Judge

There are only three Latinos in the U.S. Senate, and the most senior of them all took Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to task for remarks against ethnic minorities.
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Obama Visit to Cuba: Agenda Includes President Castro Meeting, Business Event with Entrepreneurs, Delivering Address to All Cubans

President Barack Obama will become the first American president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years this Sunday in an effort to further review diplomatic relations with the little Latin American island.
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Latino Leaders Argue Senate Blocking Merrick Garland's SCOTUS Process Impacts Latino Community

Latino lawmakers, advocates and legal groups have welcomed President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland and called on Congress for a fair nomination process.
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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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US Senate Confirms Latino Judicial Nominee John Michael Vazquez

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Latino judicial nominee John Michael Vazquez on Wednesday evening to serve as a judge in the Federal District Court in the District of New Jersey.
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Latino US Senators Explain Gun Stance After Senate's Gun Regulation Measures Fail

The U.S. Senate voted against strengthening gun measures on Thursday, and three legislative body's three Latino senators explained their votes.
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Expiration on Tax Credits May Affect Millions of Working Latino Families

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are set to expire in late 2017, which may affect millions of Latino working families.
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Menendez Corruption Trial: 4 Bribery Charges Dropped, Trial Delayed Nearly a Year

Four bribery charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., were dropped in the federal lawsuit against the lawmaker and his Dominican eye doctor. Although four charges were dropped, other bribery and fraud charges remain.
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Pope Francis Speech to Congress: Latino Lawmakers React to Historic Address

Following Pope Francis’ historic address to a joint-meeting of Congress, Latino lawmakers are responding to his call to act on important issues.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sánchez: Iran Nuclear Deal Is 'Best Option'

U.S Rep. Linda Sánchez, D-Calif., announced her support of the Iran nuclear deal and opposition to efforts challenging the agreement. Sánchez, chairperson of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said the nuclear agreement is the best option to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb.
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Sen. Bob Menendez Opposes Nuclear Deal, Says Iran Nuclear Bomb 'Will Not Have My Name On It'

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., became the latest Democrat to oppose the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear deal.
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Following Flag Ceremony in Cuba, John Kerry Criticized By 2016 GOP Candidates

In Cuba, United States marines raised the U.S. embassy's flag for the first time since 1961, in a small ceremony that has been criticized by politicians in mainland U.S.
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Student Debt Crisis Solutions: Democratic Senators Introduce Law Protecting Student Loan Borrowers

Senate Democrats have introduced legislation to increase student loan process transparency, especially in deals including a co-signer.
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Latino Congressional Politicians Celebrate District Judge's Anti-Immigrant Detention Ruling

U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee's ruling against the detainment of immigrant women and children was met with acclaim by many Latino congressional lawmakers.
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Bob Menendez Corruption Trial Stays in New Jersey Despite Plea for DC Move

A federal judge heard argument on whether Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., should have his alleged corruption trial moved from New Jersey. Following an hour's worth of arguments on Tuesday morning, U.S. District Court Judge William Walls ruled Menendez's trial will not move to Washington, D.C. and will remain in New Jersey.
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Celebrates Three Years Since Obama's 2012 Announcement

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program celebrated its third anniversary of allowing undocumented immigrants receive a temporary, but renewable, two-year stay in the U.S.
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