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Entries by Janell Ross from 11/2012

Subways, Tunnels Resume Partial Operation Following Hurricane Sandy Closures (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

Several New York City subway lines will resume partial operations Thursday morning at 6 a.m. EDT and vehicle access to Manhattan will largely be restr...

One Week After Sandy, New York Subway Returns At 80 Percent Service

Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

When New York commissioned a 2011 study examining what might happen to New York City’s mass transit system if a hurricane struck, the findings were ...

MTA To Dock Pay For Workers Absent During Sandy Shutdown

Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

The MTA plans to dock two days’ worth of pay for hundreds of workers who failed to show up during Hurricane Sandy, the New York Daily News first rep...

Mitt Romney Latino Loss Shows Republicans 'Have Been Their Own Worst Enemy'

Posted 11.11.2012 | Latino Voices

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan was preparing for a White House reelection bid. A political ally suggested he summon Lionel Sosa, a Mexican American ...

Latino Electorate Will Nearly Double In 20 Years, Pew Report Says

Posted 11.14.2012 | Latino Voices

If last week’s election outcome stunned Mitt Romney's campaign and converted some Republicans to the orthodoxy of urgent and comprehensive immigrati...

Voto latino se duplicará en 20 años, dice informe

Posted 11.15.2012 | Voces

Si el resultado de las elecciones de la semana pasada asombró a la campaña de Mitt Romney y convenció a algunos republicanos de la urgencia de leg...

Special Election To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr. Will Showcase New Urban Political Landscape

Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices

In 2011, as Illinois politicians redrew congressional district maps, they exercised a power grab that was intended to protect those already in office ...

Achieve Act, House Bill Leave Immigration Reform Activists Unimpressed

Posted 11.30.2012 | Latino Voices

If Republicans have been waiting for a post-election week in which immigration reform was somewhere near the top of the national agenda, this may be t...