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Ian Gray

Key Senate Democrat Sees 'Mandate' For Immigration Reform | Ian Gray | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Barack Obama's reelection with overwhelming support from Latino voters, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said Wednesd...

Senators Mull Tougher Iran Sanctions

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are working on a set of new and unprecedented sanctions against Iran that could prevent the Islamic republic from doing ...

Paul Blumenthal

Presidential Rivals Gained From Banks In Libor Probe | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years after the financial meltdown and despite a steady stream of increasingly disturbing scandals, the financial sector remains th...

WATCH: What It Means For Bob Menendez To Be American

Posted 07.01.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. S...

Zach Carter

Senators Demand Access To Controversial Trade Docs After Leak | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four senators sent a letter to the Obama administration on Monday asking for greater congressional access to negotiations on the Trans-P...

Nancy Pelosi, Allen West And Others React To New Obama's New Immigration Policy

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

The Obama administration announced Friday that it will stop deporting law-abiding young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and w...

Feds Investigating Big Contractor's Ties to Blacklisted Iranian Companies

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

A major defense contractor is the focus of an apparent ongoing federal probe into its business dealings with Iranian companies -- dealings that could violate U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Smells Gas Price Victory, Votes To Debate Big Oil Subsidies | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans relentlessly blaming President Barack Obama for high gas prices, Democrats tried a different tactic Monday, offering le...

For More Sticker Shock, Look Beyond the Pump

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

A massive, cross-country occupation, with doctors and other healthcare personnel joining in, would make the point to the insurers that the public is sick and tired of the gross, despicable, inhumane behavior of an industry that holds our lives and wellbeing in its clutches.

Matt Sledge

Ray LaHood, New Jersey Senators To John Boehner: 'Let's Not Allow the House Tea Party To Hold Jobs Hostage' | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Federal and state leaders pleaded Monday with House Speaker John Boehner to take up the Senate's transportation bill, which passed la...

Christie Ally Makes Big Political Announcement

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Sen. Joseph Kyrillos announced Thursday he intends to seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to run against D...

The Stories We Tell

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 11.28.2011 | Latino Voices
Anthony D. Romero

When we talk about racism and immigration, we need to remind those who may disagree with us that we are talking about the same pursuit of the American Dream in which their immigrant forebears engaged -- a nation that has no place for hate; that moves forward, together.

HBO's Documentary, 'The Latino List'

Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

HBO will be debuting “The Latino List,” a new documentary featuring a series of “highly personal video portraits of Latinos who have richly con...

Murdoch Scandal Jumps the Pond

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

It seems clear now that Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp. colleagues believed that their tremendous media power placed them above the law. But fortunes are turning, and Rupert Murdoch must now answer for all that has happened under his watch.

Shahien Nasiripour

As Government Nears Accord With Banks, Questions Swirl Over Scope Of Investigation | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.09.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- State and federal prosecutors are pressing to complete a proposed settlement with the nation's five largest home loan companies over all...

Regine Barjon at Senate Hearing: "The People of Haiti Know What They Want"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 08.27.2011 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

Dual citizenship will not solve these problems when Haiti needs the basic human rights of clean water, sustainable jobs and infrastructure.

Major Corporations Oppose New Rule Comparing Pay Of CEOs, Workers

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

Corporate America would rather not say how much it pays typical workers. In a lobbying push that adds to the slew of attacks on last year's financi...

Democrats Reintroduce Equal Rights Amendment Following Walmart Ruling

Posted 08.22.2011 | Women

On the heels of the Supreme Court's controversial ruling that female employees could not bring a class-action sex discrimination suit against Wal-mart...

Elise Foley

Senate Democrats Relaunch Immigration Reform Effort | Elise Foley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats launched on Wednesday a new effort for comprehensive immigration reform, even though they so far have no Republican sup...

Elise Foley

Menendez: Troops Shouldn't Worry Families Will Be Deported | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Robert Menendez introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the immigrant parents, spouses and children of active duty military ...

Elise Foley

Senate Dems Renew Push For DREAM Act | Elise Foley | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are open to pairing the DREAM Act, a bill that would allow some undocumented young people to gain legal status, with to...

Jennifer Bendery

Lawmakers Frustrated Obama Not Using Authority To Change Immigration Policy | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hispanic lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated with President Barack Obama for not using his executive authority to change immig...

Elise Foley

Homeland Security Refuses To Allow State Out Of Controversial Program | Elise Foley | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON -- The Department of Homeland Security will not allow Illinois law enforcement to stop sharing information with immigration enforcement, despi...

Elise Foley

Did The Government Lie About A Deportation Program? | Elise Foley | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security should conduct an investigation into whether its officials intentionally misled the public and local...

Banking on Tax Time

Reid Cramer | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Reid Cramer

Given the scale of resources delivered as tax refunds, the tax time moment can offer a valuable opportunity to engage low-income families in saving.