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The Senate's Gift to ISIS: Sanctions on Iran

Trita Parsi | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Trita Parsi

Rather than worrying about the ISIS challenge softening the US's position on the nuclear portfolio, the real worry should be that Senators Kirk and Menendez will blow up diplomacy with Iran, and in doing so, eliminate the chance of preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb, restart the march towards war with Iran, and on top of that, enable ISIS to benefit from the reignited US-Iran rivalry.

It Is Time to Clear the Air on the Real Cost of Flying

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Sen. Robert Menendez

Under the Transparent Airfares Act, airlines and ticket sellers would be allowed to break out taxes from the base airfare and list them in a different place on their website, even in pop-up windows. Can you imagine if the only way to know your full airfare was to allow for those annoying pop-up ads?

This Is Where Sen. Bob Menendez's Probe Stands Nearly A Year Later

VOXXI | Juliana Barrera | Posted 12.08.2013 | Latino Voices

A federal grand jury in Miami has filed no charges against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his friend and major campaign donor, Dr. Salomon Melgen, accordi...

Menendez: Putin Op-Ed Almost Made Me Want To Vomit

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) nearly said goodbye to his dinner when he read Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in The New York Times cautioning...

Senator Bob Menendez Hopes For Same Media Diligence With Investigation of Accusers

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) responded on Tuesday to the media's handling of prostitution allegations made against him, criticizing "nameless, faceless,...

Jason Linkins

How To Google Like A Dominican Escort | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Today, amid the warblogging going on between The Daily Caller and the Washington Post over who has the most reliably sourced story on the alleged enco...

Immigration Reform Now

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Now is the time for immigration reform. Let history be the guide for politicians in Washington because immigration has always enriched the fabric of America.

Strange Twist In Arrest Of Sex Offender Senate Intern

Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Federal immigration agents were prepared to arrest an illegal immigrant and registered se...

New Jersey Republican Open To Tax Hikes

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

A Republican U.S. Senate candidate with close ties to Mitt Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said that he's open to raising taxes on the rich....

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...

Cuba's Economic Reforms Herald New Resolve by Castro; Time for US to Reform Relationship

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The US can make some important contributions by acknowledging that Cuba's reforms are real and by ensuring Cubans are getting the cash and credit they need to make use of the newfound freedom to start small businesses.

Marco Rubio, Show Them Your Papers, Please.

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

t was unfortunate for me to learn about Rubio defending Arizona's "papers, please" law, but now birthers and nativists are asking his family to show their papers. What it amounts to is that at the end of the day Rubio is just like the rest of us.

Freedom to Travel to Cuba: What Does It Mean for American Democracy?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yoani Sanchez

My guest post today is from Ernesto Morales Licea, until recently one of my fellow bloggers on the Island. Ernesto is a journalist who was fired from ...

Lucia Graves

Reid Calls For Compromise: 'We Are Not Ostriches With Our Heads In The Sand' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), whose victory last night marked the single greatest win for Democrats this election cycle, said Wednesday ...

Community Organizers Revive Immigration Reform Again

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

Even while the elite political establishment has been engrossed with the elections, the grassroots has never taken its focus off alleviating the pain felt by people whose lives are affected by our dysfunctional immigration system.

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee To Assist Alexi Giannoulias

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON---Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the chair of the Senate Democratic political operation hit Chicago on Sunday to map fund-raising strategy wit...

Obama Supporters Engage In 50 State Post-Election Advocacy

Ruby Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruby Reid

Post-election legislative advocacy and activism by volunteers organized during an election campaign is unprecedented, especially on a national scale.