Politics & Elections

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Candidate Forum: TJ Cox in Conversation with Voters.

Línea Abierta hosted a roundtable with residents and voters of California’s District 21, a hotspot in the battle for Congress.

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 PROGRAM # 8405 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Oswaldo Vazquez/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Karina González está entusiasmada porque en pocos días votará por primera vez.

In a Populous Texas County, Latinos and African-Americans Are Now the Majority of Voters

In Harris County and its seat of Houston, a remarkable electoral shift has been reported. According to official figures, Latinos and African-Americans now make up the majority of those registered to vote in this populous region.

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Midterm Election Watch.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 8403 12:00 PM PT Midterm Election Watch. An initiative in November’s Florida ballot seeks to restore the right to vote to 1.5 million of formerly incarcerated people. And Latino groups are reaching out to Puerto Ricans living in continental US after reports that a majority of the hurricane-displaced Puerto Ricans […]

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(Español) Algunos resultados de las primarias del martes

(Español) Otra contienda que resulta llamativa a es la de la candidata demócrata de Vermont, Christine Hallquist, quien podría convertirse en la primer gobernador transgénero de la nación, con un mensaje que incluye el salario mínimo más alto y Medicare para Todos.

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(Español) Elecciones primarias a observar hoy

(Español) Por la gubernatura, en el lado demócrata la ex secretaria de Estado de Connecticut Susan Bysiewicz enfrenta Eva Bermúdez Zimmerman, una joven organizadora sindical puertorriqueña convertida inesperadamente en un intenso desafío.

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Child Support: Engaging Parents.

MONDAY, AUGUST 13 PROGRAM # 8401 12:00 PM PT Child Support: Engaging Parents. In recent years, some states have been changing their approach in child support collection. Instead of cracking down, states are collaborating with parents who are behind on child-support payments to help them find jobs, treat alcoholism, and rebuild their relationship with their […]

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Manifestación en Virginia Agosto 2017. Foto: www.bluestatedaily.com.

(Español) Que la unidad también supere al racismo en las urnas

(Español) Lo importante es ahogar ese mensaje de odio en las urnas, comenzando en los comicios intermedios de noviembre para que al menos haya un balance en el Congreso que pueda frenar de algún modo la agenda de odio, división y prejuicio del presidente Trump.

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 8400 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Gobierno de la Ciudad de México/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Rollback of Clean Car Rules. Also, Smoke from Wildfires: Health Alerts.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 PROGRAM # 8399 12:00 PM PT Rollback of Clean Car Rules. The Trump administration is proposing to rollback landmark federal clean car and fuel economy standards. About 20 state Attorney Generals are countering with legal challenges, stating the new plans will cause people to breathe dirtier air and pay higher gas prices. […]

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