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Cecilia Munoz

Senate, House Look To Update Bush-Era Education Law

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on - an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education l...

Obama Administration Says It Won't Support Revised No Child Left Behind Bills

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being considered this week ...

Dave Jamieson

Obama Moves On Minimum Wage Without Congress | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

As part of the president's pledge to act with or without the cooperation of Congress, the White House and Labor Department on Thursday released the de...

Eliseo Medina Is No Champion of Immigration Reform -- But He Could Be

Cesar Vargas | Posted 08.04.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

Where is the Eliseo that urged the AFL-CIO, despite their (unsubstantiated) concern that immigrants take workers' jobs, to adopt the position of legal status for undocumented immigrants as a tenet of its platform? We need that Eliseo Medina. 

White House Refuses to Answer 'Tough' Questions on Immigration During Skype Chat

Juan Escalante | Posted 02.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

Whether it was Microsoft or the White House screening the questions, you can be certain of one thing: The White House has no interest in answering to criticism or challenging questions.

Key Obama Aide Looks To Complete Immigration Journey

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Cecilia Munoz, President Barack Obama's chief domestic policy adviser, keeps a framed letter from the late Democratic senator and i...

3 Ways the White House Can Quarterback Immigration Reform

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 03.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

The political window in Washington is open for landmark, comprehensive reform to the immigration code. President Obama is expected to push for a bill in the early part of this year. Here are three ways the White House can lead the charge for meaningful immigration reform.

Obama's Soros-Controlled Energy Council

Ken Blackwell | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

If natural gas is an already cheap and abundant source of energy, why would we subsidize it? The answer may be found with the Soros Management Fund.

New White House Staffers Have Strategic Catholic, Jewish Ties

Posted 01.10.2012 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) President Obama on Tuesday (Jan. 10) named an immigration expert with longstanding ties to the Catholi...

Munoz Appointment to Head White House Domestic Policy Council Is an Inspired Choice

Robert Creamer | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Cecilia Munoz is the epitome of someone who enters public service to do something -- not just be something. Great choice, Mr. President.

Elise Foley

Big Promotion For White House Official | Elise Foley | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Longtime immigration reform advocate Cecilia Muñoz will serve as the director of the Domestic Policy Council, the White House announced...

Cecilia Munoz Didn't Want to Face Me, or the Facts.

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 01.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

The absence of truth is. That's why I have decided to call Ms. Munoz to a public debate in a Latino community of her choosing.

Meet Cecilia Muñoz's "Collateral Damage"

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 01.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

The Latino and immigrant community has been criminalized and targeted for several years. As a Latino, I find the Obama administration's public relations move to use Cecilia Muñoz, a former immigrant rights advocate, as the spokesperson for their worst immigration policies despicable.

Elise Foley

Who's To Blame For Obama's Immigration Policies? | Elise Foley | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since the beginning of his administration, immigration reform has been a sensitive issue for President Barack Obama. As the disappointme...

"Lost in Detention" Shows Broken System

Voto Latino | Posted 12.23.2011 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

It appears the administration will continue doing "the stuff they've asked for," and get nothing in return, except for even more broken families and scorn from the congressmen they're trying to appease.

Who's Buying Bipartisanship?

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Suarez

The elusive butterfly of partisanship is even harder to find in a Democratic Party more concentrated in the big metropolitan areas... and an even tougher goal in a shrunken Republican Party.

White House Discloses Two More Lobbyist Waivers Granted

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House Tuesday evening disclosed that almost three weeks ago the Obama administration granted ethics wavers for two additional officials who ...

Phasing Out of Transition and Into the Book Business

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Leaving transition work, I find myself a lot more hopeful about generally progressive policy coming out of the Obama administration than some of my friends in the progressive blogosphere.