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Hispanic Caucus’ Deputy Chief of Staff Heads to the Senate

Hispanic Caucus’ Deputy Chief of Staff Heads to the Senate

Carlos Paz is bidding farewell to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus after serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for nearly two years. He’s heading to the Senate to assume the role of Director of Hispanic Media and Press Secretary for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The 2008 George Washington University graduate worked previously for Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) and also served as the Texas state lead for the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign. The bilingual communications expert, who is fluent in English and Spanish, also worked as a Regional Leadership Director for the National Hispanic Institute. He began his career working for Neighborhood Centers, Inc. before working on numerous state and local campaigns. He leaves his post as CHC Chair Congresswoman Michelle Luján Grisham (D-NM) prepares to exit to become the first Democratic Latina Governor of New Mexico. Paz’s last day is Friday, and he starts in his new role on Tuesday. More about him here.

President Beefs with Reporters and Then Bans Jim Acosta from White House

President Beefs with Reporters and Then Bans Jim Acosta from White House

Elijah Cummings Tells Trump to Save the Receipts on Jeff Sessions

Elijah Cummings Tells Trump to Save the Receipts on Jeff Sessions