WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump’s name, the Capitol’s attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face and screams captured on video. They mortally wounded another officer with a blunt weapon and body-slammed a third over a railing into the crowd.
It takes a Herculean effort not to slap the taste out of some bigot’s mouth. But we must do for the bigots what they seem incapable of doing for others: we must pity them, as lost, and soul-sick.
The president has failed miserably to live up to his oath of office, but never so blatantly as he did on Wednesday when he urged tens of thousands of supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol to reject the results of the November election.
While Republicans have defended and enabled Trump to carry out his dastardly deeds with impunity, not only have many of them lost their integrity and soul but they are sacrificing their own political party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach.
Many reporters and pundits have failed to report on one of the most important trends this election—the massive growth in the Latino vote that will reshape the political landscape of our country for years to come.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state’s next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Miguel Cardona is of Puerto Rican descent.
Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, becoming the last major Latin American leaders to do so.
As much as I believe the people who run our government should look like the people they represent, I get that Biden’s promise won’t be easy to keep, even in the era of so-called racial reckoning.
Because authentic engagement is year-round work.
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — As Georgia heads into two key runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate, Democrats are hoping to count on Latino voters who helped tilt the state blue in November.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Alejandro Mayorkas faced Senate confirmation, not a single Republican voted for him because there was an open investigation into his management of the U.S. immigration agency under President Barack Obama.
The former president of the nation’s largest teachers union has received endorsements from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and dozens of national Hispanic organizations as she pursues the top job at the U.S. Education Department in the Biden administration.
What does the Cuban side expect from the new administration?
Biden’s immigration policies may seem to be an improvement from Donald Trump’s but without a clear Latin American policy agenda, his success may be limited.
Cecilia Ballí and two colleagues spoke to 100 Texas Latinos to better understand what drives civic engagement and whom they prefer as candidates.