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After their victory in the mid-term elections, Democrats suffer their first internal crisis as they debate who will lead them in the House of Representatives.
Después de su victoria en las elecciones de mitad de período, los Demócratas sufren su primera crisis interna al debatir quién les representará en la Cámara de Representantes.
The results of the primary elections have shown the rise of the Democratic Party at the national level, especially in the hands of progressive candidates, women, and people of color. So, what would it really mean if the Democrats retake the House in November?
Los resultados de las elecciones primarias a nivel nacional han demostrado un fuerte remonte del Partido Demócrata, en especial de la mano de candidatos progresistas, mujeres y de color. ¿Qué significaría realmente que los Demócratas retomaran la Cámara este noviembre?
After a small coalition of moderate Republicans in the House of Representatives didn’t get enough votes to decide on a bipartisan proposal that could save DACA, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan promised to evaluate the solutions next week.
Después de que una pequeña coalición de republicanos moderados en la cámara no lograra los votos suficientes para decidir sobre una propuesta bipartidista que pudiera salvar DACA, el presidente de la cámara, Paul D. Ryan prometió evaluar las soluciones la semana que viene.
The ability of Representative Tony Cárdenas to raise funds could be the engine behind the Latino "boost" in the Democratic race.
La capacidad del Representante Tony Cárdenas para recaudar fondos podría ser el motor detrás del “boost” latino en las campañas Demócratas.
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania have introduced a bill that will fight the resurgence of racial hatred in the United States.
While Mexican government negotiators fight to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of members of social and trade unions on Wednesday protested in Mexico City against the deal, claiming it marginalizes local farmers and hurts the country.
The President dissolved two business adversary councils on Wednesday after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend"s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump's remarks als sparked condemnation from his fellow Republicans, including two Bush presidents, who issued an statement condemning 'racial bigotry'.
The discriminatory measure that sought to limit the access of transsexuals to public restrooms, has failed on Tuesday in the State House of Representatives.
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
Leaked transcripts of phone call between US and Mexican presidents revealed Trump begging Peña Nieto not to tell press he won’t pay for wall.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.
A coalition of state prosecutors from several states, including New York, opposed today President Donald Trump's decision to bar transsexuals from serving in the military, which they say is "discriminatory."
Greater resistance is anticipated in the Senate, where the GOP holds just 52 of the 100 seats, and 60 votes are needed to pass the corresponding budget bill.
Foxconn is the manufacturer of Apple's major electronic devices, including the popular iPhone. The factory that Foxconn will build in Wisconsin is dedicated to the manufacture of LCD screens, semiconductor packaging and components linked to cloud computing.
President Donald Trump announced today that he will not allow transsexuals to serve "in any capacity" in the US Armed Forces.
The health reform in the Senate had not yet fallen when the Republican bench in the House of Representatives presented its fiscal proposal, a project that also divides the GOP.
Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov has responded to news that a package of further punitive measures for Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and its 2014 annexation of the Crimea was voted through the House of Representatives.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
In his latest messages through his Twitter account, the President has reissued misogynist comments, this time detonated by the reporter's debate on MSNBC's morning program "Morning Joe."
On Thursday the House of Representatives is scheduled to hold two "crucial votes" on immigration and national security bills, both sponsored by Republican Congressmen Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. One of the bills, dubbed Kate's Law, is designed to increase the penalties for immigrants convicted of certain crimes who, after being deported, have returned to the US illegally.