Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Congress’

Carlos Maza Named to Time Magazine's List of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

Carlos Maza Named to Time Magazine’s List of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

Carlos Maza is making his influence felt… Time has released the fifth annual roundup of the 25 most influential people on the Internet, with the Cuban-American Vox journalist/vlogger and video producer making the list of the personalities who...

Jul 17, 19 • TecnologíaNo Comments »
Trailer Released for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Documentary

Trailer Released for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Documentary “Knock Down the House”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezis in knockdown mode… The first trailer has been released for the documentary film Knock Down the House, which looks at the women who made a mark in last year’s midterm elections, including the 29-year-old Puerto...

Apr 23, 19 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Rep. Linda Sánchez Named to the New Congress' Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus

Rep. Linda Sánchez Named to the New Congress’ Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus

Linda Sánchez is ready to face the music and arts… The 50-year-old Mexican American politician, the U.S. Representative for California’s 38th congressional district, will be part of the new Congress’ Recording Arts and...

Mar 16, 19 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Sylvia Garcia & Veronica Escobar Become Texas' First Latinas in the U.S. Congress

Sylvia Garcia & Veronica Escobar Become Texas’ First Latinas in the U.S. Congress

Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar are making history… The Texas politicians will be the Lone Star State’s first Hispanic women in the U.S. Congress, with Democrats in Houston and El Paso both earning that trailblazing distinction during the...

Nov 7, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Becomes Youngest-Ever U.S. Congresswoman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Becomes Youngest-Ever U.S. Congresswoman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bringing some young blood to U.S. Congress… The 29-year-old Puerto Rican politician and New York Democratic congressional nominee has won her general election race soundly, becoming the youngest woman ever in Congress....

Nov 7, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Handily Defeats 10-Term Incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Handily Defeats 10-Term Incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has pulled up a major political upset… and will most likely become the youngest woman in the U.S. Congress. The 28-year-old Latina activist and member of the Democratic Socialists of America ousted 10-term incumbent Rep....

Jun 27, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
John Leguizamo to Take Part in The People's State of the Union

John Leguizamo to Take Part in The People’s State of the Union

John Leguizamo is heading to State… The 53-year-old Colombian actor/comedian will take part in what’s being dubbed as The People’s State of the Union. Taking place a day before U.S. President Donald Trump deliverers his State of the Union...

Jan 26, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Congress to Help the People of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Congress to Help the People of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda is asking Congress for a lifeline… It has been 85 days since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico and people are still struggling in the darkness nearly three months later. Their plight is the subject of an impassioned...

Dec 14, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Perez: First Latino Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

Perez: First Latino Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

The United States has its first Latino Democratic Party chairman… And, his name is Tom Perez. The 55-year-old Dominican American politician, consumer advocate, and civil rights lawyer, a former Labor Secretary, beat out Minnesota Rep. Keith...

Feb 26, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Rousseff: The World's Most Powerful Latina

Rousseff: The World’s Most Powerful Latina

For the forth straight year, Dilma Rousseff has managed to retain her title as the most powerful Latina in the world. The 66-year-old Brazilian president—the first woman ever to hold that office—ranks No. 4 on Forbes’ recently released The...

May 31, 14 • LATINewsNo Comments »