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Juan Vargas

Democratic and Republican Lawmakers Agree on Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino American Vets

Erwin de Leon | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Last Thursday, however, members of Congress from both Houses announced the introduction of a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to 260,000 Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who responded to President Roosevelt's call-to-duty and fought under the American flag in World War II.

Jessica Schulberg

Inside AIPAC's Quiet Campaign To Blur Israeli Settlement Lines

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Senate passed a high-profile piece of trade legislation last Friday, lawmakers simultaneously approved a little-noticed amendme...

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.

Arthur Delaney

Would Jesus Cut Food Stamps?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.17.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON -- Republican and Democrats sparred this week on where Jesus Christ would stand on food stamps, a federal program that supported 47 million...

WATCH: State Senators Don Hoodies In Solidarity With Trayvon

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.29.2012 | Los Angeles

A handful of California lawmakers donned gray hooded sweatshirts over their suits and ties at Thursday morning's legislative session. The attire, ...

California Lawmaker Introduces Measure Inspired By Penn State Scandal

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.23.2011 | San Francisco

While the shocking sexual abuse scandal at Penn State left a lot of people wagging their tongues, one California legislator has decided to do somethin...