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Clinton To Name Key Nevada Caucus Operative State Director For General Election

Clinton To Name Key Nevada Caucus Operative State Director For General Election
buzzfeed.com — BuzzFeed News has learned that Jorge Neri will take the reins in Nevada for Hillary Clinton's campaign, the state where he served as organizing director during her momentum-shifting caucus win, according to two sources with knowledge of the campaign's plan.

The inside story of how Hillary Clinton changed the election on visit to Rancho High

The inside story of how Hillary Clinton changed the election on visit to Rancho High
lasvegassun.com — Nearly a year ago, Hillary Clinton spoke to young undocumented immigrants and their families at Rancho High School in North Las Vegas, where 40 percent of the population is Latino. The setting was risky - just the kind of event that activists have turned into protests, with videos that travel far and wide.

A Year Ago, Clinton Planted A Flag On Immigration In Nevada That Changed The Election

A Year Ago, Clinton Planted A Flag On Immigration In Nevada That Changed The Election
buzzfeed.com — One of the most important moments in this election happened at a high school library in Nevada. Nearly a year ago, Hillary Clinton spoke to young undocumented immigrants and their families at Rancho High School in the working-class neighborhood of North Las Vegas, where 40% of the population is Latino.

Mexican Rock Band Maná To Perform At White House On Cinco De Mayo

Mexican Rock Band Maná To Perform At White House On Cinco De Mayo
buzzfeed.com — The White House's annual Cinco de Mayo event is getting an authentic Mexican infusion, with popular rock band Maná set to perform on May 5. "Wow, if you had told me 25 years ago that one day the band Maná would play in the White House, I wouldn't have believed it," said frontman Fher Olvera in a statement to BuzzFeed News.

Clinton Slips With Latinos, But Math Gets Tougher For Sanders After Big New York Loss

Clinton Slips With Latinos, But Math Gets Tougher For Sanders After Big New York Loss
buzzfeed.com — Hillary Clinton danced merengue in Washington Heights and played dominos in Spanish Harlem with one thing in mind: reminding Latinos in New York that she has known them - and worked for them - for years as the former senator from the state.

Black Progressive Group Leaves Coalition That Ripped Julian Castro

Black Progressive Group Leaves Coalition That Ripped Julian Castro
buzzfeed.com — A black progressive group is disassociating itself with a larger progressive coalition critical of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro's handling of mortgages and foreclosures. The executive director of ColorofChange, Rashad Robinson, told BuzzFeed News that his group was surprised by a Politico story in which representatives of the coalition questioned Castro's progressive bonafides and his viability as a potential vice presidential pick.

Immigration Didn't Come Up Once In A New York Democratic Debate

Immigration Didn't Come Up Once In A New York Democratic Debate
buzzfeed.com — While Clinton and Sanders mixed it up during a feisty debate in Brooklyn on Thursday night, the issue of immigration did not come up at all in the debate hosted by CNN and NY1.

Activists Prep Nationwide Rallies As High Court Takes Up Obama Deportation Plan

Activists Prep Nationwide Rallies As High Court Takes Up Obama Deportation Plan
buzzfeed.com — Immigration activists are planning a massive show of support Monday for President Obama's effort to defer the deportation of more than 4 million undocumented workers as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the program, including protests in 20 cities across the country as well as a live concert in front of the court by La Santa Cecilia.

Turmoil Among Progressive And Latino Groups After Attack On Julian Castro

Turmoil Among Progressive And Latino Groups After Attack On Julian Castro
buzzfeed.com — The fallout continued Wednesday after an attack by liberal groups on Julian's Castro's progressive bonafides and qualifications to be vice president. Earlier this week, progressive groups criticized Castro for a federal mortgage policy.

Raul Grijalva: I'm Not Trying To "Torpedo" Julian Castro For VP

Raul Grijalva: I'm Not Trying To "Torpedo" Julian Castro For VP
buzzfeed.com — Comments from Rep. Raul Grijalva about a housing department policy under HUD Secretary Julian Castro sent shockwaves through the Latino political class on Wednesday. Grivalja's comments on the HUD policy were included a Politico article that saw activists question whether the Obama cabinet member is progressive enough and qualified to be Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick.
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May 04, 2016

He's "risky" and a "loose cannon" = how Clinton will define Trump. twitter.com/kthomasdc/stat…

May 04, 2016

Belatedly, because I didn't know she was in the office, awesome to have @antoniacere formerly @LatinoUSA, in the office working podcastss.

May 04, 2016

RT @tripgabriel: Clinton attack ad on Trump's character narrated by his GOP opponents, right up to Cruz from yesterday amp.twimg.com/v/85d61190-d75…L7

May 04, 2016

@darrensands the fork sticking out of him made it tough to succeed

May 04, 2016

RT @amandacarpenter: Trump was pushing JFK assassination theories not even 24 hours ago. You could pressure him a little. You know? TRY?!

May 04, 2016

RT @amandacarpenter: I suppose I can understand folks, like Scott Walker, who want to support Trump, but why not ask Trump to improve a little first?


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