Hilda Solis Finally Confirmed, Becomes First Latina Secretary of Labor
By Monica Herrera | 02/25/2009 - 09:30

After facing repeated delays and opposition from Republican members of Congress, Rep. Hilda Solis was finally confirmed as President Barack Obama's Secretary of Labor on Tuesday, making her the first Latina to ever hold the position. The Washington Post reports that U.S.

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Hilda Solis's Confirmation Vote Finally Moves to Senate
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/12/2009 - 15:00

Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) is one step closer to joining President Obama’s Cabinet as Secretary of Labor. After being stalled for weeks, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Senate committee voted to send Solis’s nomination to the full Senate yesterday.

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Exclusive: Hilda Solis Facing Tough Confirmation, Considering Run for Presidency
By Mariela Rosario | 01/23/2009 - 17:07

Representative Hilda Solis is facing a tough battle when it comes to her Senate Confirmation for the Secretary of Labor position.

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Exclusive Video: Stars Come Out in Full Force for Latino Inaugural Gala
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2009 - 14:01

Last night, the best and brightest Latino stars came out to celebrate the inauguration of President Elect Barack Obama. The Latino Inaugural Gala, co-hosted by Rosario Dawson's Voto Latino organization and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) garnered some serious star power. The list of celebs was a mile long and included, George Lopez, Luis Fonsi, and Lila Downs.

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Obama Chooses Rep. Hilda Solis As Labor Secretary
By Monica Herrera | 12/19/2008 - 09:30

President-elect Barack Obama will announce today that he has selected another Latino to join his Cabinet--California congresswoman Hilda Solis, who will assume the post of Labor Secretary.

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