SFMN Washington Bureau, Black Congress Members from Florida to Maintain Firm Grip on Districts

2018-11-06T13:58:55+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete If elected to office, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum would be Florida’s first black governor. Though this would be a significant moment in the state’s history, what’s gone largely unreported is that the four black members of Congress from Florida are all but assured re-election, with only Rep. Al Lawson facing opposition from [...]

SFMN Washington Bureau, Black Congress Members from Florida to Maintain Firm Grip on Districts2018-11-06T13:58:55+00:00

SFMN Washington Bureau, Remembering Matthew Shepard

2018-10-29T15:28:52+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete Yesterday, I went to the National Cathedral for the service for Matthew Shepard. I walked into the National Cathedral and found a seat on the left shoulder, having arrived too late for a center seat. I wasn’t able to see the stage, with one of those gray, immense arches blocking my view. [...]

SFMN Washington Bureau, Remembering Matthew Shepard2018-10-29T15:28:52+00:00

SFMN DC Bureau, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Struggles to Influence Legislation

2018-11-05T16:04:31+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete With the midterm elections right around the corner, Democrats are hoping to take back control of the U.S. House of Representatives – and even the U.S. Senate – but what that means for members of the all-Democratic Congressional Hispanic Caucus remains unclear. Hispanic representation in Congress has consistently gone up over the [...]

SFMN DC Bureau, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Struggles to Influence Legislation2018-11-05T16:04:31+00:00

SFMN Washington Bureau, Interview with Cathleen Farrell of the National Immigration Forum

2018-10-11T15:37:41+00:00

SFMN Washington Bureau reporters Leo Cosio and Gabriel Poblete on Wednesday sat down with National Immigration Forum Communications Director Cathleen Farrell to discuss a wide range of issues, from the difference between journalism and advocacy, to how her organization -- which works with persons and groups of all political persuasions -- is helping to move [...]

SFMN Washington Bureau, Interview with Cathleen Farrell of the National Immigration Forum2018-10-11T15:37:41+00:00

Special from SFMN Washington Bureau

2018-10-08T14:57:25+00:00

By Gabriel Poblete | SFMN Washington Protestors amassed Saturday in front of the Supreme Court and the Senate Building to show their discontent with the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh 50-48. It was evident Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was to be confirmed when [...]

Special from SFMN Washington Bureau2018-10-08T14:57:25+00:00