Capital Hill during the government shutdown
U.S. Senate Close to Deal to End Shutdown?
By Latina Staff | 10/15/2013 - 09:58

Nearly two weeks after the United States federal government closed, tourism and government employees continue to feel the affects of the shutdown. But according to Fox News Latino, Senate leaders could be close to making an agreement to end 2013's partial shutdown.


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Eva Longoria Supports NJ Senate Hopeful Cory Booker
Eva Longoria Supports NJ Senate Hopeful Cory Booker
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 12:30

Eva Longoria has definitely gone from Hollywood star to political activist.

According to NBC Latino, the former Desperate Housewives actress made her way to New Jersey on Monday to show her support at a campaign rally for Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Longoria is endorsing Booker as he works towards a seat in the U.S. Senate.


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Barack Obama speaks at the University of Cape Town
Obama Says Immigration Reform Will Miss August Deadline
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 11:09

House Republicans have been debating the "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill since it was passed by the Senate on June 27.


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Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 12:29

Texas will soon have a new abortion law to follow.

According to The New York Times, on Friday, the Texas Senate approved the abortion bill which was passed by the Texas House last week. With the Senate's passage, the bill can now be signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry.


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Cecile Richards
House Ignores Texans, Approves Dangerous Bill to Virtually Ban Abortion
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 10:16

More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.


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Statue of Liberty
Senate Immigration Bill Would Bring Millions Of Legal Immigrants to U.S. Workforce
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/09/2013 - 09:48

The landmark immigration reform bill passed in the Senate on June 27 would allow millions more immigrants into the economy and remake the United States' workforce.


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Focus Now On House to Pass Immigration Reform
Attention Shifts to House After Senate Passes Immigration Bill
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/28/2013 - 19:25

Now that the immigration reform bill has passed in the Senate, the focus is now on the House to keep the bill going.


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Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Takes on Immigration and Conservative Criticism
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 11:10

Sen. Marco Rubio, the conservative who has been pushing for immigration reform, took the Senate floor on Wednesday to defend his "Gang of Eight" immigration bill from critics that feel he's betrayed them.


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Mexico Border Security Measures
Mexico Concerned About Measures to Strengthen Border Security
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 14:20

After the Senate voted on Monday to back an amendment for the immigration reform bill currently being debated which would increase the amount of security currently at U.S. borders, Mexico quickly voiced their concerns.


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Senators Bob Corker and John Hoeven
The Latest On the Immigration Bill? Senate Votes for Extra Security at U.S. Borders
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 09:38

Monday evening the Senate took a big step forward in the push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Enough senators have come to endorse a proposal that will increase the amount of security currently at United States' borders.


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