By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/17/2013 - 09:55
After 16 days, Congress finally approved a measure to end the partial government shutdown.
The Senate voted 81-18 in favor of the measure, while the House voted 285-144 in favor.
The only votes against the measure in the Senate came from conservative Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
By Latina Staff | 10/15/2013 - 09:58
Nearly two weeks after the United States federal government closed, tourism and government employees continue to feel the affects of the shutdown. But according to Fox News Latino, Senate leaders could be close to making an agreement to end 2013's partial shutdown.
By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 11:30
This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.
By Fox News Latino | 10/02/2013 - 16:57
From informational websites to national parks to processing veterans' claims, the political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 14:17
It's been 17 years since we last experienced a government shutdown. Under the Constitution, Congress must pass laws to spend money, but if they cannot agree on a spending bill, then the government no longer has the legal right to spend money.
By Latina Staff | 10/01/2013 - 10:45
Mitt Romney doesn't believe it was his stance on immigration that made him lose the Latino vote, but rather, Latinos didn't understand his position when it came to immigration reform.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/26/2013 - 09:40
Sen. Ted Cruz finally wrapped up his all-night marathon speech about the need to defund Obamacare at noon on Wednesday, after more than 21 hours on the Senate floor, which even included a reading of Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham.
"Obamacare isn't working," he said. "There are politicians in this body who are not listening to the people."
Cruz, who began his speech on Tuesday at approximately 2:41 p.m, had declared that he intended to speak in opposition of Obamacare until he could no longer stand.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/11/2013 - 11:00
"What kind of world will we live in if the United States of America sees a dictator brazenly violate international law with poison gas and we choose to look the other way?" President Obama said during his nation address on Tuesday night.
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:48
Four years ago, despite being outspent by $80 million dollars, Democratic mayoral hopeful, Bill Thompson came thisclose to beating his wealthy Republican opponent, Michael Bloomberg. This election cycle however is proving to be more difficult for the former City Comptroller.
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:11