The Senate Labor committee postponed Solis' nomination yesterday because of a recent USA Today report about her husband's outstanding California tax liens.
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There are real consequences to the national debate and a real impact would be felt should Solis not be confirmed. If the nomination fails, the administration may end up with more GOP'ers in its ranks than Latinos.
Congressman Jim Moran has decided it is time to poke his head into the on-going saga of who will succeed the late Gene Upshaw as the Executive Director of the NFL Players' Association (NFLPA).
Some analysts are guessing that Obama, while he won't utter the words "immigration reform" in the same breath, might be more willing to tackle the issue one piece at a time.
What gives some in the GOP the real jitters though is not the message as much as the messenger. Solis wears her working class roots on her blue collared shirt sleeve.
In 2005, California Congresswoman Hilda Solis contributed $15,000 of her own campaign money to fund a successful movement to raise the minimum wage in California.
He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual.
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