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Joe Rodriguez: Key Player On Senator Blumenthal’s Staff

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Joseph Rodriguez is the highest level Latino working for a congressional office in Connecticut. He is the Deputy District Director for Senator Richard Blumenthal (D).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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From his desk on the tenth floor overlooking Hartford’s State House Square, Joseph Rodriguez has an awesome view of the gleaming buildings that overlook the city’s riverfront. 

But as the first and only Latino in the state to serve as a Deputy District Director for a congressional office, Rodriguez’s focus he says is much closer to the ground level. As the second ...

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Rep. Rosario Is The Only CT Latino To Vote In The Election That Counts – The Electoral College

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When a new president is officially elected on Dec. 19, Christopher Rosario, a Bridgeport resident who until three years ago had never run for office, will be the only Hispanic in Connecticut casting a vote.

“It is definitely an honor,” said Rosario, a Bridgeport native who was one of the state’s seven Democratic state party leaders nominated to the Electoral College to represent Hillary Clinton.

On Nov. 8, Rosario was re-elected to the state House of Representatives, but his name did not appear on the general election ballot under the presidential column. However, every vote cast for Democrat Hillary Clinton and her vice presidential running mate Tim Kaine ...

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Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim: Trump presidency Might Be Good For Mexico

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said a Donald Trump presidency could be good news for Mexico — and warned that the president-elect could cost the U.S. its place as the world’s leader.

“I would be more worried if I were an American,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Thursday. “If you are going to close the economy, it is bad. He has the risk to lose the international leadership of the United States,” said Slim, who is one of the world’s richest people.

The U.S.’s main challenge today, he said, is losing its leading position in the global tech arena.

“You are the ...

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