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Obama Seeks "Call to Action" Against Syria, But Should We?
By Latina Staff | 09/04/2013 - 14:05

Over the weekend, President Obama announced a "call to action" against Syria.

According to The New York Times, Obama won the support of Republican and Democratic leaders in the House on Tuesday for an attack on Syria. This gave the President a foundation to win broader approval from Congress for military action.


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New Obama Proposal Aims to Stop Detention of Undocumented Parents With Minor Children
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 09:58

A new policy by the Obama administration is aimed at fixing the problem of minor children going into the system when their primary caregivers are detained and deported, reports Fox News Latino.


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Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 16:24

College seems to be getting pricier every year, and President Obama has proposed a plan to lower those rising costs, reports NBC Latino. The new plan has a few points, one of which would be rewarding colleges for enrolling and graduating low-to-moderate income students, and strengthening academic progress requirements for students receiving aid.


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Latinos Among Medal of Freedom Award Recipients
Latinos Among Medal of Freedom Award Recipients
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2013 - 12:18

Hearty congratulations are in order for two Latinos who will soon receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

Grammy Award-winning musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize-winning environmental scientist Mario Molina join 14 other honorees who will receive the presidential award, known as the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Other recipients include former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.


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Katherine Archuleta to Become First Latina to Head the White House's OPM
Katherine Archuleta to Become First Latina to Head the White House's OPM
By Sugey Palomares | 05/24/2013 - 11:41

President Barack Obama announced that he plans on nominating Katherine Archuleta as the Director of the Office of Personnel Management. If confirmed, the Colorado-native will be the first Latina to head this agency. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is in charge of managing the civil service of the federal government.


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Senate Panel Approves Immigration Bill - What's Next?
Senate Panel Approves Immigration Bill
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 10:32

By a vote of 13-5, the Senate panel approved the bipartisan immigration bill on Tuesday that would offer 11 million undocumented immigrants a 13-year path to citizenship. The crowd in the room cheered when the final vote count was read, and chanted, “Yes we can!” and “Si se puede!”


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President Barack Obama On Daughter Malia’s Spanish: It’s “Getting Very Good”
By Amaris Castillo | 05/06/2013 - 10:28

Sounds like President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia is on her way to becoming fluent in Spanish.

During his recent visit to Mexico last Friday, the 51-year-old Prez addressed Mexican high school and university students at Mexico City’s National Museum of Anthropology.


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President Obama to Visit Boston and Honor the Marathon Bombing Victims
By Sugey Palomares | 04/18/2013 - 10:05

As investigators continue to hunt for the Marathon Bombing suspect, President Barack Obama and the First Lady will travel to Boston later today to honor the victims of the tragic incident, which killed three and injured more than 170 people three days ago.


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Obama Budget Cuts: Were Latinos Wrong to Vote for The President?
Obama Budget Cuts: Were Latinos Wrong to Vote for The President?
By Sugey Palomares | 04/08/2013 - 15:11

Congress is back from recess today and looking closely at President Barack Obama’s second term agenda, including his proposed budget cuts. In a previous appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, Obama stated that his top priorities were developing immigration reform and creating harsher gun laws.


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POLL: Was Obama Wrong for Calling Kamala Harris the ‘Best Looking’ Attorney General?
By Sugey Palomares | 04/05/2013 - 11:05

President Barack Obama is feeling the heat after making comments about California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ good looks during a fundraiser in Atherton, California on Thursday.


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