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#InaugurationDay: Donald Trump Sworn in as President of the United States of America
#InaugurationDay: Donald Trump Sworn in as President of the United States of America
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/20/2017 - 13:16

Donald J. Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States of America as of noon on January 20, 2017.


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Romanticizing President Barack Obama's Legacy in the Age of Donald Trump
Romanticizing President Barack Obama's Legacy in the Age of Donald Trump
By Michelle Zacarias | 01/19/2017 - 11:44

In 2008, I was a college sophomore at the University of Dayton with a poster of Barack Obama on my dorm room wall.


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Latina Staffers Share Trump Presidency Concerns
Latina Staff Speaks Candidly About Fears of Trump's Looming Presidency
By Jada Gomez | 01/18/2017 - 16:08

Inauguration is quickly approaching, and for many, Donald Trump's big day feels like Doom's Day 2017.


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President Barack Obama Pardons Oscar López Rivera After 36 Years in Prisons
President Barack Obama Commutes Oscar López Rivera's Sentence
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 16:56

Editor's Note: A previous version of this article stated that López Rivera had been pardoned. His sentence was actually commuted.


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Texas Congressman Compares Vicente Fernández’s Corrido for Hillary Clinton to Russia’s Hacks
Texas Congressman Compares Vicente Fernández’s Corrido for Hillary Clinton to Russia’s Hacks
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 12:17

Well, this is a faulty comparison.


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Here's How Junot Díaz Helped President Obama Survive in the White House
How Junot Díaz Helped President Barack Obama Survive in the White House
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 11:01

President Barack Obama is a bookworm, and among his favorite authors: Junot Díaz.


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President Obama Ending "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy for Cubans
President Obama Ending "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy for Cubans
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 18:00

President Barack Obama is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that has allowed Cubans who touch U.S. soil to become legal permanent residents after one year.


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Donald Trump Silences Latino CNN Reporter Jim Acosta During First Press Conference
Donald Trump Silences Latino CNN Reporter Jim Acosta During First Press Conference
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 16:35

Donald Trump's first press conference was a scary preview of what's to come over the next four years.


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Rep. Luis Gutierrez is Boycotting Donald Trump's Inauguration
Rep. Luis Gutierrez is Boycotting Donald Trump's Inauguration
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 09:37

Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a staunch supporter of immigrant rights, said he would be boycotting Donald T


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President Barack Obama Calls Brown Immigrant Youth the Future in His Farewell Address
President Barack Obama Calls Brown Immigrant Youth the Future in His Farewell Address
By Raquel Reichard | 01/11/2017 - 09:45

President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, bringing tears to the eyes of thousands of Americans who are saying goodbye to the first African-American commander-in-chief and hello to a president-elect who stands against Obama's message of progress, hope and equality.


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