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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members Denounce Steve King's Ignorant Comments on DREAMers

The following is a cross-post from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Today members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus released the following statements to denounce the harmful comments made by Rep. Steve King (IA-5) about DREAMers. Videos from the member’s one minute floor statements held earlier today are linked to below. Senator Robert Menendez (NJ) a leader in … Continue reading »

VP Joe Biden Speaks at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Swearing-In, Says Latino Voters Are “Center of Nation’s Future”

Vice President Joe Biden appeared at a ceremonial swearing-in for Latino lawmakers sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute yesterday, and used the opportunity to express his confidence that immigration reform could and would pass through Congress. “It’s your time,” he told the audience of Latino elected officials, according to ABC News. In Biden’s other … Continue reading »

Reps. Becerra, Crowley Elected Chair and Vice Chair of House Democratic Caucus

House Democrats elected their leadership yesterday – and one of our strongest allies in Congress, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), will chair the House Democratic Caucus. Via Adriana Maestas from Politics365: On Thursday morning, Congressman Xavier Becerra, who has served in the House of Representatives since 1993, was elected to Chair the House Democratic Caucus. This positions … Continue reading »