Rep. Xavier Becerra compared Mitt Romney’s problems attracting Latino voters to those of an alcoholic, one of the most withering criticisms to date of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Some Latino star power will lead the effort to establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Democrats on Thursday attacked the former Massachusetts governor again warning of the effects his hardline immigration policy could have.
The Smithsonian American Latino Museum could soon have a permanent home. That's because members of Congress introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday to authorize a designated location for it, the Smithsonian's Arts Industries building on the National Mall.
Rep. Lloyd Doggett has been a loyal ally of the Hispanic community during his nearly four-decade political career. One of the last remaining Anglo Democratic House members in Texas, he is facing a post-redistricting primary challenge from Democratic state Rep. Joaquin Castro, a 37-year-old Hispanic rising star, in a race for a newly created, San Antonio-area Hispanic majority seat.
The 12-member committee that is supposed to come up with long-term solutions to the nation’s financial problems has one lone Latino member.
Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-San Antonio), chairman of the caucus, says the group will not stand with the Dodgers owner in his battle against MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. 'We can't take sides in a business dispute,' Gonzalez says. Rep. Xavier Becerra, whose district includes Dodger Stadium, says McCourt has sympathizers in the local Latino community.
U.S. House members formally launched the Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus. The bipartisan group started Tuesday recognizes the developing ties between the two communities.
The Latino Coalition (TLC) concluded the 2011 Small Business Summit in Washington D.C. The event kicked off May 23 and attracted over 750 small business owners, Fortune 500 procurement officers, government officials and a first-class list of keynote speakers.