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The recent bill proposed to deter President Obama’s immigration actions attacks families and politicizes a humanitarian issue, U.S. Congressman Ruben Gallego said at a press conference at the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse on Thursday afternoon.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) is recommending eight fellow Democrats to join the powerful House Armed Services Committee.
The picks include, Rep. Seth Moulton (Mass.), a Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq, and Rep. Tim Walz (Minn.), the highest-ranking enlisted soldier in congressional history.
The total number of Latinos in Congress rose by one, to 29, after the midterm elections, a new high, according to tallies kept by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Here are the newcomers who will be sworn in after the 114th Congress convenes