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  • Illinois Rep. Bost sends more mail at taxpayers' expense than any other Congress member

    WASHINGTON Congress is moving away from its long-time use of taxpayer-financed mail to constituents, but not Rep. Mike Bost. The freshman Republican from Illinois spent almost $113,000 on what is called "franked" mail in the first three months in office,...
  • Puerto Rico governor says declaring bankruptcy was option

    Puerto Rico's governor confirmed Wednesday that his administration recently pursued a proposal to request that the U.S. Congress allow the island's heavily indebted government to declare bankruptcy amid an economic crisis. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla's...
  • 50 years after Selma, Americans in U.S. territories cannot vote

    50 years after Selma, Americans in U.S. territories cannot vote
    In his speech last month commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil-rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., President Obama described the right to vote as the "foundation stone of our democracy." For Americans living in the U.S. territories,...
  • Guest blogger: Democrats deliver empty message to Puerto Ricans

     
    By Javier Ortiz Recently, Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rico's Democratic Resident Commissioner visited the Orlando, Florida area with Senator Bill Nelson with a message from President Obama: “Vote for Democrats, as we are the future.” This...
  • Nelson courts Puerto Ricans in Orlando

     
    By Eloísa Ruano González, Orlando Sentinel Democrat leaders, including U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, held a town hall meeting Saturday to listen to the concerns and garner the support of Puerto Ricans living in Central Floirda. Nelson and Pedro Pierluisi...
  • Alan Grayson kicking of CD9 congressional campaign in Kissimmee

     
    Former Congressman and current congressional candidate Alan Graysonwill officially launch his re-election bid Tuesday evening in downtown Kissimmee. The kickoff will take place at from 6-9 p.m. at his Grayson for Congress Osceola County Headquarters,...
  • Grayson formally kicks off campaign with Puerto Rico’s Rep. Pierluisi

     
    It's no secret he was running, but former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson formally kicks off his campaign to go back to Congress tonight with Puerto Rico's U.S. Rep. Pedro Pierluisi at his side in Kissimmee. The firebrand from Orlando is making an obvious nod to...
  • Grayson endorsed by two Puerto Rican officials

     
    Former Congressman Alan Grayson, a Democrat running in the newly drawn 9th Congressional District, trotted out more endorsements today that he hopes will appeal to the 40-plus percent of the district's voters who are Hispanic. Grayson announced that...
  • Pierluisi files bill to facilitate teachers’ exchange

     
    Puerto Rico's representative in Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, filed a bill on Tuesday to facilitate teacher's exchanges between Puerto Rico and the mainland. The bill was co sponsored by Florida's Mario Díaz-Balart and it is supported by the American Teac...
  • Puerto Rico legislators angry at Gutierrez for comments in Congress

     
    Legislators with Puerto Rico's New Progressive Party (PNP, by its Spanish initials) discussed this week a resolution chastising Congressman Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois, for denouncing in the House floor hat he sees as human right violations against...
  • Puerto Rico’s Pierluisi top spender in Congress

     
     Puerto Rico's representative in Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, earned this week a recognition most politicians fear: biggest spender. An analysis of Congress' spending performed by the Sunlight Foundation, a group that advocates for accountability in...