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Dec 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- A separate redistricting case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday has a Hispanic congressmen worried it could lead to giving the majority Anglo population a new tool to maintain political control despite changing demographics.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday over a Texas case that sought to clarify what “one person, one vote” means in American politics, some justices questioned the argument that the state's current system diminishes the power of some voters. And others considered arguments that would upend how voters are sorted into legislative districts.  

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON— Hispanic lawmakers are watching a case before the Supreme Court today with alarm, fearing as many as 55 percent of Latinos could be left out when drawing districts, if the state loses.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

La idea de "un hombre un voto", principio básico de la democracia, podría tener implicaciones no previstas para el funcionamiento del sistema electoral de Texas y eventualmente de Estados Unidos.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

Latino politicians and advocacy groups have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of a case that may affect the almost 55 percent of the Latino population.

Nov 24, 2015 In The News

CNNMoney) - NBC enfrenta presión por parte de legisladores hispanos para que se disculpe por permitir que Donald Trump presentara "Saturday Night Live", pero la cadena parece estar poco dispuesta a disculparse por un problema que fue creado por el productor de "SNL", Lorne Michaels, según se enteró CNN.

Nov 19, 2015 In The News

NBC News President Deborah Turness needs a lesson in cultural sensitivity.

Turness angered members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a meeting Wednesday by first referring to undocumented immigrants as “illegals,” and then speaking in Spanish in an attempt to pander to those present.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News

Hispanic lawmakers hoped a meeting with top executives from MSNBC and NBC News Wednesday would smooth over hard feelings from Donald Trump’s appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” Instead, it had the opposite effect.

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a statement Monday asking "Saturday Night Live" and parent company NBC Universal to "disinvite" Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from hosting SNL on November 7.