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Sen. Chris Dodd to call it quits tomorrow

January 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Senator Chris Dodd from Connecticut is scheduled to announce his retirement from the Senate tomorrow. In some ways, he has been a friend of the Latino community in that he supported initiatives to increase diversity, and he also is a Spanish speaker, having served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic in the 1960s. [...]

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Tags: diversity · Economics · Government Accountability · Henry Cisneros · Sen. Chris Dodd

Dream Act rejected.. Three presidential candidates voted in favor of it, while two skipped the vote.

October 26th, 2007 · 10 Comments

On Wednesday, the Senate blocked the DREAM Act, falling 8 votes short of the 60 needed to end debate on the legislation that would have allowed some children of illegal immigrants to go to college or enlist in the military. It would have required the students to earn a high school diploma and pass a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Hillary Clinton · Immigration · Iraq War · John McCain · Sen. Chris Dodd · Sen. Joseph Biden