Rep. Raul Ruiz, a doctor, helps ill passenger on flight

Rep. Raul Ruiz, a doctor, helps ill passenger on flight

Mary Mata October 25, 2013

By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino On an early morning flight back to his district, Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz had to shift to his expertise as an emergency room doctor to help a […]

Thomas E. Perez Expected to Face Tough Questions over Past Record

Mary Mata April 18, 2013

By Latinovations During his confirmation hearing today, Secretary of Labor nominee Thomas E. Perez is expected to face tough questions from Republican critics about his tenure as head of the […]

Latinos in the 113th Congress

Mary Mata January 29, 2013

By Silvia Manzano, Latinovations The 113th Congress includes a record number of thirty-eight Latinos elected officials. These notable numbers have both policy and political implications for the future of Latino […]

Sylvia Romo Wants To Be The First, Best Latina U.S. Rep From TX

Mary Mata March 29, 2012

Sylvia Romo should be preparing for retirement, instead, she’s campaigning as the Democratic candidate for the 35th district of Texas. The long-time tax assessor-collector of Bexar County and former state […]

Outgoing Hispanic Congressional Chair: There’s Still Lots To Do

Mary Mata March 27, 2012

San Antonio, Texas — Outgoing Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Texas Congressman Charlie Gonzalez is currently working on a graceful exit, given that he has chosen not to seek reelection, […]

Law Firm Sues Over José Hernández’s “Astronaut” Title

Mary Mata

By Paul Adams Having conquered the agricultural fields of California and the infinite black abyss of space, José Hernández is now taking his talents to the grinding media battlefield of […]

Ciro Rodriguez Says He’s The Fighter South Texas Needs

Mary Mata March 20, 2012

San Antonio, Texas — Ciro Rodriguez spent time during the 1990s and early 2000s serving the people of South Texas in Congress as a Democrat, and most recently lost his […]