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The Hill: Progressive Latino group launches first incumbent protection campaign

A leading Latino political organization is launching its first-ever incumbent protection campaign, designed to prop up five Hispanic representatives who flipped formerly Republican districts. The Latino Victory Fund (LVF), which played an important role in fundraising and promoting the members in 2018, launched Wednesday the “Our Champions” campaign to protect the seats held by Democratic Reps. Gil Cisneros (Calif.), …

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Al Dia News: The Latino Victory Fund deploys its strength for Latino political representation

If we have learned anything during the last four years of political life in the United States, it’s that the minority force is the real driving force for change. However, at this point, the representation of the Latino community in the political sphere leaves much to be desired. After the mid-term elections last November, about 36 …

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Latino Victory Project Responds to Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Washington, D.C. – César J. Blanco, political director of the Latino Victory Project, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, Neil Gorsuch: “Gorsuch’s track record on women’s reproductive rights and issues of discrimination and police brutality suggests he doesn’t have all of our interests in mind …

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Buzzfeed: Bipartisan Latino Group Goes Full-On Progressive In Response To Trump

WASHINGTON — The Latino Victory Project is abandoning its middle of the road ways and will actively work to elect progressive Latino candidates and build a “defense” against the Trump administration’s policies. Although the group has largely backed Democrats, it has occasionally supported Republican candidates as well, oftentimes to the chagrin of other Latino groups. …

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Latino Victory Fund on Latino Leaders Meeting with Trump Administration Officials

Washington, D.C. – Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Fund, issued the following statement before today’s meeting between Latino leaders and Trump administration officials. “As Latino leaders meet today with Trump administration officials, we call on them to represent the community they serve, and demand that the Trump administration guarantee that DREAMers will be safe from deportation …

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Latino Victory Project: Latino Leaders ‘Working’ With Trump Can’t Have It Both Ways.

Washington DC — This week, President-elect Trump’s transition team confirmed that U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Javier Palomarez would be joining its national diversity coalition as an advisor. Please see below for a statement from Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Project. “Javier and the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce had always been …

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Latino Victory Fund Announces Endorsement of Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

Washington, D.C.—Latino Victory Fund is proud to announce the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, candidate for U.S. Senate in California. Sanchez currently represents California’s 46th Congressional District. “Congresswoman Sanchez has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of the Latino community in her district and beyond,” said Cristóbal Alex, Latino Victory Fund president. “Latino Victory …

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Latino Victory Fund to Marco Rubio: If This is What You’re Doing in the Senate, What Can We Expect from You in the White House?

Washington, DC – Today, the Senate will vote on SB 2146 – “Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act”, which was co-sponsored by Sen. David Vitter and Sen. Marco Rubio, among others. The following is a statement from Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Fund: “It’s a shame that instead of working to pass …

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NPR: Group Sets Out To Increase The Numbers Of Latinos In Office

https://www.npr.org/2015/08/09/430890851/group-sets-out-to-increase-the-numbers-of-latinos-in-office RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: Whoever wants to win the White House in 2016 needs to consider the Latino vote and how to mobilize it. Political action committees, like the Latino Victory Project, are working to boost traditionally low voter turnout and to build a donor base. The group’s president, Cristobal Alex, says his PAC is …

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