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Thomas Perez: The Right Pick for Secretary of Labor

(3) Comments | Posted March 19, 2013 | 11:27 AM

As a former chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the long-time head of its civil rights task force, I am particularly proud to hear that the president has nominated current Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, Thomas Perez, to lead the Labor...

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Actions Always Speak Louder Than Words

(12) Comments | Posted February 4, 2011 | 7:31 AM

The following article was published in response to Senator John Cornyn's January 29, 2010 Op-Ed in the San Antonio Express News.

Sen. John Cornyn's call to go beyond words and create a "credible and compassionate" solution to fix our broken immigration system provides supporters...

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Who Are Republicans Listening to? Not Latinos

(5) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 7:30 AM

In the past two months two prominent Republican leaders hosted national conferences to address what many call the Republican's Latino "problem." Former Speaker Newt Gingrich's group, The Americano, held its first Hispanic Conference in Washington DC in December and just this past week, former Governor Jeb Bush's first Hispanic Leadership...

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How Government Spending Stimulates Private Investment

(31) Comments | Posted February 18, 2009 | 4:56 PM

We can all agree, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents alike, that our economy is in bad shape right now. Businesses are laying people off because profits are down because no one is buying anything. The big question before us, and the subject of the most vigorous debate in Congress and across...

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Spotlight on the House: Oversight and the Bailout

(6) Comments | Posted September 26, 2008 | 6:15 PM

One constant strain of policy-making over the past eight years has been an embrace of the market as the best and most efficient means of controlling production. President Bush has consistently called for less oversight and regulation of the financial sector. Those laws which survived were rarely and poorly enforced...

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