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Jose Serrano

The American Bison: Bringing People Together and Bridging the Political Divide

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.27.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

These days it appears that there are few things that bring Democrats and Republicans together, especially during a contentious presidential election y...

Executive Action Has the Power to Transform Lives

National Council of La Raza | Posted 01.17.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

President Obama should build on this commonsense policy; there are a number of existing policies he can use to allow aspiring Americans to come forward and apply for administrative relief.

Serrano Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 15th congressional district on Tuesday. Serrano, who was first elected to Congr...

Jay-Z Doesn't Run This Town: Congress Seeks More Cuba Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Celebrity power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z, who controversially visited Cuba earlier this year, might face tougher government restrictions on travel to...

House Lawmakers Introduce Term-Limits Bill

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) is the latest federal legislator to propose a constitutional amendment that would impose term limits on federal lawmakers. ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Justices Talk Potential Puerto Rico-Born U.S. President | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer seemed to indicate Thursday they'd consider a U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico...

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.

U.S. Congressman Praises Hugo Chavez

Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

Representative Jose Serrano praised Hugo Chavez Tuesday after the Venezuelan leader died from cancer at the age of 58. The Democratic congressman from...

Most of Progressive Caucus Taking a Dive on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.

D.C. Referendum Advocates Get Ally In Congress

| Posted 10.05.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff As House Republican sources express displeasure at the D.C. Council's decision to pursue budget autonomy on its own...

WATCH: Flight Attendants Reams Out Passengers On Delayed Flight

Posted 06.29.2012 | Travel

The FAA is investigating an incident that occurred Monday on American Eagle flight 4607 from LaGuardia to Raleigh-Durham airport. Jose Serrano, a flig...

Cristina Costantini

Members Of Congress Call For Justice In Border Patrol Beating Death Case | Cristina Costantini | Posted 05.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Sixteen members of Congress are demanding that the federal government investigate the death of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, an undocumented immigrant wh...

What Effect Will More Corporate Ads and Interrupted Programming Really Have on PBS?

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.07.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

At PBS's recent annual gathering it was announced that the number and frequency of promotions for corporate sponsors would increase during a few noted programs as an experiment.

Michael McAuliff

Obama Rebuffs Dem Plea To Be More Forceful | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats challenged President Barack Obama to more forcefully use his bully pulpit during their White House meeting Thurs...

Elise Foley

New York Quits Immigration Enforcement Program | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York will no longer participate in the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesda...

Michael McAuliff

Ailing 9/11 Responders Aided By Budget Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new budget passed by Congress Thursday fixes a legislative gaffe that could have killed a new program that helps ailing 9/11 respond...

Rep. Grijalva Urges U.S. Pressure on Coup Regime in Honduras

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The Obama Administration still says it is working for President Zelaya's return, but so far it has not responded to the call from Hondurans for increased U.S. pressure on the coup regime.

New Bill Would Allow Federal Funds for Syringe Exchange

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Jacobson

Syringe exchange and other tales of corrupted policy are the neglected underbelly of the global AIDS success story of the Bush Administration, undermining efforts to prevent new infections.