Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Rep. Nancy Pelosi leads congressional delegation on diplomatic mission to Cuba

In an ongoing effort to normalize diplomatic relations with the long-estranged island nation, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a coalition of congressional Democrats headed to Cuba yesterday to build on the strategies and initiatives introduced by President Obama in December. This marks the second trip since the Jimmy Carter administration in which a high-ranking […]

Homeland Security Head Calls for Passage of DREAM Act

Joining a chorus of diverse support, yesterday Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, called on Congress to pass the DREAM Act citing improved immigration enforcement as another reason to back the legislation. “It’s important to point out that the DREAM Act fits into a larger strategy of immigration enforcement, and would actually complement the Department […]

GOP Less Likely to Hire Hispanic Staffers

Hispanics are least likely to be found working in Republican offices on Capitol Hill and their numbers may dwindle even further among congressional staff with the incoming GOP-controlled House, according to a new report that surveyed the makeup of staffers. An analysis of the staff makeup of all 435 House offices in the 111th Congress […]