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March 5, 2020 In The News

“Are you Val Demings?” an excited teenager asked as she approached the Florida congresswoman in the basement of the Cannon House Office Building last week.

“Yes, I am,” Demings confirmed.

February 23, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep Garcia: Impeachment was the right thing to do

February 21, 2020 In The News

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday said she sees potential for Republican support on parts of Congressional Democrats’ $760 billion infrastructure package related to flood control and speeding up Army Corps of Engineers projects.

February 19, 2020 In The News

Rep. Sylvia Garcia of Texas endorsed Joe Biden on Wednesday, giving the former vice president his sixth supporter from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Garcia, who served as one of the House’s seven impeachment managers during the Senate’s trial last month, represents a majority-Hispanic district that covers parts of Houston.

February 13, 2020 In The News

Sensing despair in the face of overwhelming odds is natural. Succumbing to disillusionment when the deck is a stacked against you is understandable. Samantha Bee gets that.

These very reasons are what drive the host of TBS' topical comedy series "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" to counter those very legitimate notions with optimism. And joy. Right now.

February 12, 2020 In The News

Anna Alvarez is a working mom and grandmother — one of my constituents from the Texas 29th Congressional District. She is an example of working-class Americans who are struggling to make ends meet and are urging Congress to enact legislation to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour and strengthen the country’s labor laws to ensure a worker’s right to start and join a labor union.

February 7, 2020 In The News

Being at the center of the Donald Trump impeachment trial was an unforgettable experience for Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia. “We did this for the people, for our Constitution, and our democracy because no one is above the law,” she tells People CHICA. “Nadie está por encima de la ley.

February 7, 2020 In The News

Being at the center of the Donald Trump impeachment trial was an unforgettable experience for Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia. “We did this for the people, for our Constitution, and our democracy because no one is above the law,” she tells People CHICA. “Nadie está por encima de la ley.

January 29, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The chosen seven strode across the U.S. Capitol rotunda before the eyes of history and a live television audience. It was late in the afternoon on Wednesday, January 15. On their way to the Senate to formally deliver impeachment charges against Donald Trump, six of the impeachment managers appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked in pairs. The seventh followed by herself.

January 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — A former police chief, a prosecutor who won the conviction of an F.B.I. agent and one of Texas’ first Latina representatives. A constitutional law professor who once defended O.J. Simpson against a murder charge, a former special prosecutor who pursued the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and a litigator for the Christian right.

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