Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Announces Her Retirement from Congress

After more than three decades in elected office, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has announced she will be retiring from Congress at the end of her term next year. Her retirement potentially paves the way for Democrats to take her congressional seat in the 2018 elections. “It’s been such a delight and a high honor to serve […]

Record-setting Number of Latinos Will Serve in the 114th U.S. Congress

An unprecedented number of Latinos candidates were elected to congress on Tuesday. When the 114th Congress convenes in January, there will be 29 Latinos serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and three in the U.S. Senate according to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). NALEO‚Äôs Executive Director Arturo Vargas was […]