Entries Tagged as 'Hillary Clinton'

Women’s Rights & Reproductive Freedoms Under Attack with Honduran Coup

November 16th, 2009 · 9 Comments

One issue that has been brought to my attention regarding the recent posts that Seneca has contributed about the Honduras issue is basic women’s rights. This issue should be particularly appealing to Secretary Clinton, as fourteen years ago, she said, “Women’s rights are human rights.” Several prominent members of the de facto government in Honduras […]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Foreign Policy · Hillary Clinton · Latin American Foreign Policy · teen pregnancy

Mixed Signals on Honduras & Clinton’s position

November 12th, 2009 · 35 Comments

Seneca’s latest blog post where he describes the current situation in Honduras has garnered much attention. Some commenters feel that the situation in Honduras reflects Secretary of State Clinton’s leadership issues and a lack of direction for Latin American foreign policy in the Obama administration. This morning I heard this clip on YouTube, where a […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Cuba · Foreign Policy · Hillary Clinton · Iraq War · Latin American Foreign Policy · Mexico · Seneca

Seneca on Obama Administration’s Latin Foreign Policy Woes

November 7th, 2009 · 21 Comments

The Obama Administration is plainly showing that its policy for South of the Border is equally as empty, indifferent and at times almost maladroit or inept as it has been for nearly a score of years. During last year’s campaign for the White House, Candidate Obama was judged to have a refreshing view of the […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Bill Richardson · Cuba · drug war · Fidel Castro · Foreign Policy · GWB · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · JFK · Kennedys · Latin American Foreign Policy · Mexico · Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis · Seneca

Loretta Sanchez’s flawed Logic with The DREAM Act

May 17th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Sometimes Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s logic doesn’t fly. We saw this last summer when after then candidate Barack Obama had secured the Democratic nomination, Rep. Sanchez was still insisting on a casting her super delegate vote for Hillary Clinton. It was as if Congresswoman Sanchez did not want to accept the reality of the situation. A […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Education · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Alejandro Mayorkas appointed to direct Immigration and Citizenship Services

April 25th, 2009 · 10 Comments

There is another Latino appointment in the Obama Administration. This time Cuban born Alejandro Mayorkas has been selected to head the United States Immigration and Citizenship Services. He is currently a partner at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles. He was appointed by President Clinton as the United States Attorney for the Central District of […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Barack Obama · Democratic Party · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · Rep. Xavier Becerra

Seneca: Pratfalls in Selecting the US Ambassador to Mexico

March 29th, 2009 · 35 Comments

This past week while in Mexico City Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was scheduled to announce the new US Ambassador to Mexico. Several names had been tossed around in the last few months: Federico Peña (former Clinton Cabinet member), Henry Cisneros (former Clinton HUD Secretary), Frank Herrera (popular San Antonio attorney), Maria Echeveste (former Clinton […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Cuba · drug war · Federico Peña · GWB · Henry Cisneros · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · Latin American Foreign Policy · Mexico · National Council of La Raza · Seneca

With or without her (Loretta Sanchez)

January 27th, 2009 · 51 Comments

Today there was a pretty informative piece in Roll Call about Loretta Sanchez’s role in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. It looks like some members of the CHC are weighing whether to invite Loretta Sanchez back into the caucus after the much publicized fight with former caucus Chair Joe Baca. If you remember, Sanchez accused Congressman […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Hillary Clinton · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Nydia Velazquez

Seneca’s thoughts on The Latino Agenda: First Year or Two of the Obama Administration

January 20th, 2009 · 32 Comments

As President Obama places his hand on Lincoln’s Bible to be sworn as the 44th President of The United States, history is clearly being made: it is the first African-American to occupy the office. In fact there has been no Jew, Italian, Frenchman, Southern or Eastern European descendant or Latino elected President of the U.S. The […]

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Tags: African-Americans · Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · health care · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · Iraq War · LULAC · MALDEF · National Council of La Raza · Rep. Hilda Solis · Rep. Jose Serrano · Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Silvestre Reyes · Rep. Solomon Ortiz · Sen. Ken Salazar · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca