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Seneca: Latinos and The Federal Reserve

May 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments

The only other agency of the federal government where Latinos have not become commonly employed nor have an appointed presence on the governing boards besides the intelligence community is the Federal Reserve System and its myriad components. At the national level, the Fed’s Board of Governors has only seven members appointed by the president and [...]

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Dec 18 update on Latino Appointments in the Obama Administration

December 18th, 2008 · 34 Comments

Seneca penned a comprehensive update on Latino appointments in the Obama administration last night with lots of detail, but today we learned that Congresswoman Hilda Solis (D-CA) has been nominated for the Secretary of Labor post. Hilda Solis has been a strong advocate of organized labor, and upon hearing this news, Eliseo Medina, the International [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · diversity · Fabian Núñez · Immigration · Labor Relations · Rep. Albio Sires · Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Hilda Solis · Rep. John Salazar · Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Silvestre Reyes · Rep. Xavier Becerra · Sen. Ken Salazar · Sen. Mel Martinez · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca · Supreme Court

Villaraigosa snubbed at the DNC and lags on transportation issues back in LA

August 31st, 2008 · 6 Comments

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa was not given an opportunity to give a high profile speech at the DNC last week because he was put in the same category as John Edwards, the subjects of recent cheating scandals that erupted in the public eye. So we’re a little over a year after the affair between Mayor [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Democratic Party · Education · John Edwards · Mirthala Salinas · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Hilda Solis

Latinos at the DNC Today, Check out the day’s schedule!

August 25th, 2008 · 3 Comments

There are some notable Latinos at the DNC today. Everyone is abuzz with news that Senator Ted Kennedy, who is battling a malignant brain tumor, may actually speak to the crowd today. His niece, Caroline Kennedy, is introducing his tribute this evening. Considering all that Senator Kennedy has done for Latino Americans in terms of [...]

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Tags: Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · Democratic Party · Kennedys · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Silvestre Reyes

House Latinas dragging feet in supporting Obama — Rep. Loretta Sanchez quips, “He can come over and see me.”

June 18th, 2008 · 26 Comments

Male members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, along with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, met with Senator Obama yesterday. Obama needs the support of Latino elected officials to help him win the Latino vote. Congressional Quarterly reports that Obama’s campaign has been in touch with Congresswomen Napolitano, Solis, and Sanchez. While the men in the CHC said [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Hillary Clinton · Presidential Elections · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Hilda Solis · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez