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Ricky Martin & Perez Hilton Protest Russia's Anti-Gay Laws
Ricky Martin & Perez Hilton Protest Russia's Anti-Gay Laws
By Fox News Latino | 11/06/2013 - 11:54

Latin singer Ricky Martin, celebrity gossip Perez Hilton and actor Jonathan Del Arco are among a batch of celebrities donning Russian-language “Love Conquers Hate” T-shirts to show support for gays in Russia alarmed by a new law banning pro-gay “propaganda.”

It's part of an initiative launched by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest U.S. gay-rights group.


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Ted Cruz Claims Shutdown Was Worth It
Ted Cruz Claims Shutdown Was Worth It
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/28/2013 - 09:11

While addressing a room of 600 Iowa Republicans on Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz claimed that the recent government shutdown was worth it.

According to the Associated Press, the Texas Senator said that his key role in the partial shutdown was certainly a success.

"One of the things we accomplished in the fight over Obamacare is we elevated the national debate over what a disaster, what a train wreck, how much Obamacare is hurting millions of Americans across this country," Cruz said.


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Barack Obama after the Senate ended the government shutdown
Congress Ends Shutdown, U.S. Government Reopens Its Doors
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.


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Capital Hill during the government shutdown
U.S. Senate Close to Deal to End Shutdown?
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.


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Activists Prostest in Favor of the Decriminalization of Abortion in Bolivia
In-Depth: A Look At Latin America's Harsh Anti-Abortion Laws
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.


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President Barack Obama speaks during the Government Shutdown Press Conference
No Progress To Ending Partial Government Shutdown As Stalemate Continues
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.


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How the Government Shutdown Will Affect You
8 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect You
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.


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Mitt Romney Still Doesn't Get Why He Lost the Latino Vote
Mitt Romney Still Doesn't Get Why He Lost the Latino Vote
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.


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Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz Concludes All-Night Speech Against Obamacare
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.


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Latino Legislators on Obama's Syria Speech
Latino Legislators on Obama's Syria Speech
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.

NBC Latino reports that several Latino legislators had mixed feelings regarding Obama's stance on Syria


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