Politicians Encouraged To Learn Spanish, Not Just Fake It During Campaigns

February 12, 2021 - 5:00am EST
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The advocacy group Voto Latino is stressing the need for year-round, bilingual engagement with Latino constituents. They're also calling out feeble attempts many candidates make to speak Spanish.

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The massive failure of the Texas energy system has spurred a blame game and fresh calls for reform. Texas lawmakers are debating what went wrong, and how to keep it from happening again.

Feb 25 - 5:00am EST

The White House is consulting young activists on a range of policy, but they are still pressing Biden publicly for aggressive action on immigration, gun control and other issues.

Feb 24 - 10:10pm EST

The change means the wait is over for hundreds of thousands of job-seeking foreigners and those pursuing permanent residency in the U.S., to apply for the coveted immigration documents.

Feb 24 - 3:48pm EST

Republican lawmakers want equal party representation on the panel to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Feb 24 - 1:56pm EST

The congressional official also says most of his staff have not yet been vaccinated, despite their continuing work at the Capitol campus to repair damage from the insurrection.

Feb 24 - 8:00am EST

Beset by delivery delays, the postmaster general is working on a 10-year strategy for the Postal Service. He testifies before a House panel on Wednesday.

Feb 24 - 6:01am EST

In response to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, more than 100 evangelical leaders have published a statement calling on other church heads to speak out against Christian nationalism in their ranks.

Feb 24 - 5:08am EST

The hearing for Interior Secretary nominee Rep. Deb Haaland was must see TV for many Native Americans across the U.S. It's been an especially inspiring time for many younger tribal members.

Feb 24 - 5:08am EST

President Biden is expected to sign an order on Wednesday to kick off sweeping reviews of products that have run short in recent months, including semiconductors and pharmaceutical ingredients.