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A Stronger Nation for All: Why I Fight for Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Congress

Posted December 10th, 2012 by

Para español, haga clic aquí. The 2012 elections marked a pivotal point in our nation’s history: Latino voters represented a record 10 percent of the electorate and voted overwhelmingly in support of President Obama, as did a vast majority of Asian and African American voters. The voices of Hispanic Americans and other racial and ethnic [...]

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Una Nación Más Fuerte para Todos: Porque Luchar por una Reforma Migratoria Integral en el Congreso

Posted December 10th, 2012 by

For English, click here. Estas pasadas elecciones de Noviembre de 2012 marcaron un momento crucial en la historia de nuestra nación: los votantes Latinos representaron un número record del electorado con un 10 por ciento de los votantes y votaron abrumadoramente a favor del Presidente Obama, al igual que la mayoría de los votantes asiáticos [...]

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La ley de cuidado de salud a bajo precio y las familias latinas – ¡Un carnaval de MomsRising/Mamá!

Posted March 22nd, 2012 by

For English, click here El 23 de marzo celebramos el segundo aniversario de la histórica ley de cuidado de salud a bajo precio (o Affordable Care Act en inglés). Creo firmemente que todos los estadounidenses, incluyendo los hispanos, tienen derecho a un cuidado de salud de calidad que esté a su alcance. Como miembro del [...]

UPDATED x 2: The Affordable Care Act and Latino Families – A MomsRising/MamásConPoder Blog Carnival!

Posted March 21st, 2012 by

Para español, haga clic aquí. March 23rd is the two-year anniversary of the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act. I have always believed that all Americans, including Hispanic Americans, should have access to affordable, quality health care. As a Member of the Senate Finance Committee, I worked to help enact a reform bill that [...]

Defeat of Blunt Amendment A Victory For Women Over Cynical, Dangerous Attempt to Deny Health Care Services

Posted March 20th, 2012 by

On March 1, 2012, I released a statement applauding the defeat by the Senate of “the Blunt amendment” which would have given limitless and unprecedented license to any employer or insurance plan to exclude any health service to any American for any reason, based on undefined religious or moral convictions. The amendment would have put [...]

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Sen. Menendez: Fighting for NJ’s Families

Posted March 23rd, 2011 by

A big thank you to MomsRising for sharing Susan and Gertrude’s stories about how their families are struggling with health care costs and coverage, and how they benefitted from the young adult coverage in the new law.  Unfortunately, it pains me to say, they’re not alone.  This is why I proudly supported the new healthcare [...]

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