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Cesar Chavez’s Legacy Is At Work In The White House

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — When prominent Latino activists meet with President Barack Obama, there’s one White House staff member present whom many of them have known since she was a child. Julie Chavez Rodriguez grew up handing out leaflets and knocking on doors with her grandfather, Cesar Chavez, whose campaign to organize […]

April 1, 2014

Illinois Redistricting

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois Congressional redistricting plan into law today. Republicans are threatening to sue, backed by some Latino groups The plan, crafted and passed by the Democrat-controlled legislature, carves up the state to neutralize suburban and rural conservative districts, which could allow the Democrats to pick up five more seats in […]

June 24, 2011