obama-appointments

At this pivotal time in American politics, the work of the leading Latino coalition in the nation is more important than ever in order to achieve unity to advance the Latino agenda.
While Latinos are impacted by every public policy issue debated at the federal level, there are at least four areas with a tradition of bipartisan cooperation where the 114th Congress should start.
What do California, Nevada, Florida and Texas have in common? If you guessed that they are all states highly populated by Latinos you are correct. And if you guessed that all of these states also have dismal records of appointing Latinos to executive level positions, correct again.
After being in office for 14 months President Obama is finally choosing to begin to govern the country. Today, for example, he finally decided it would be a good idea to put a few people into vacant offices.
Barack Obama should announce plans to circumvent Senate obstruction and recess appoint Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair while the Senate debates whether to hold a timely confirmation vote.
The FMCSA head should not come from the very industry the agency is required to regulate, especially given the trucking industry's obstructionist positions on commonsense health and safety issues.