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Cuban-American leaders, dissidents urge Trump to get tough with Castro regime

Cuban-American leaders and human rights activists within the island nation are hoping that the incoming Trump administration will scale back President Obama’s efforts to restore relations between the two countries, measures they say emboldened the communist regime and brought the U.S. 673 more words

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Menendez: Democrats' Votes Will Be Needed For Immigration Plans Under Trump

PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — As the Republican-led Congress begins talk of shaping President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration policies, one local Democratic senator said the majority will need minority votes to get it done. 168 more words


Puerto Rico’s financial well being has been in a downward spiral  since about 2006. It is the forgotten land that the United States has ignored as its budget problems evolved to where it is now so indebted to the tune of over $70 billion. 1,696 more words


Menendez Calls For Emergency Session Of Congress For Zika Funding

EDISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was calling Wednesday for an immediate federal response to the growing Zika virus crisis.

As WCBS 880’s Kelly Waldron reported, more than 7,300 Americans have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus, and nearly 1,000 pregnant women show signs of infection. 121 more words