Tag: Hillary Clinton

RGV Woman At DNC Watches Hillary Clinton Become Presidential Candidate

Philadelphia (KFXV) — 27-year-old, Merly Sauz says the  energy and the unity in the convention is what has been most exciting and also knowing she is witnessing history in the making. A speech President Obama gave at the University of Texas Pan American in 2008 now UTRGV inspired her, to make the trip to Philadelphia to support her democratic candidate.   Sauz is now a grad student at Harvard University.  She says her goal is to practice law focusing on Immigration and employee rights and says the feeling of togetherness at the convention is why she feels she’s in...

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ACLU Claims Trump’s Immigration Plan Is Unconstitutional

RGV (KFXV) — The American Civil Liberties Union has 300 lawyers ready to fight Donald Trump’s deportation plan. They claim Trump’s Immigration proposal is “unconstitutional”. A group of 12 ACLU lawyers found Trump’s deportation scheme in violation of several amendments of the U.S. Constitution but they not the only ones. In all , more than 300 attorneys across the nation are questioning the Republican nominee’s Immigration plan. A recent analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), found Donald Trump’s proposals, unlawful. The ACLU released these findings citing a study that found that government would have to expand it’s...

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Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer. Insurers say the law’s coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they’re setting the stage for 2017 hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double digits. For example in Virginia, a state that reports early, nine insurers returning to the HealthCare.gov marketplace are seeking average premium increases that range from 9.4 percent to 37.1 percent. Those initial estimates...

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Local Democratic Party Members Gather to Watch Candidate Debate

As the debate goes on in Las Vegas, here in Hidalgo County, Democratic Party members gathered at a local pub to watch their candidates duke it out. In attendance were the local party chair, state representatives and local officials. Although many have endorsed Hillary Clinton as their candidate, excitement over what the other four contenders have to say about their proposals. “I think that people that follow democratic principles and hard supporters of the democratic party are really anxious to hear what the vision of these candidates will be here today, that’s why you see their enthusiasm.” Local members...

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Hillary Clinton Heading to Lone Star State

Following Tuesday’s debate, Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is heading to the Lone Star State. Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro and several community leaders held a press conference in SAN ANTONIO today, to officially announce that the former secretary of state will arrive later this week. “Hillary had strong support in SAN ANTONIO during the Texas primary in ’08, strong support in the Latino community here and across the country. And so when she thought about the perfect place to really launch this effort San Antonio was at the top of the list.” Clinton will also be meeting with the...

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