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How about a Puerto Rican senator from Arizona?

The first-ever U.S. senator of Puerto Rican descent - elected not from New York, Massachusetts, or Illinois, but from Arizona.

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Puerto Rican parade features Latinos for Obama

Chanting "O-BA-MA, O-BA-MA," a feisty contingent of the recently formed Latinos for Obama marched in the front of Cleveland's annual Puerto Rican Parade

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In New York, Puerto Ricans show support for island’s public employees

NEW YORK — Braving the cold, the wind, and the rain, Puerto Ricans and others gathered in front of the offices of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration here Oct. 15 in support of their brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico who marched 100,000-plus strong to protest the latest wholesale firings of government workers by Gov. Luis Fortuño.

Celebrating Justice Sotomayor

Something historic happened today, Aug. 8. The first Latina, and only third woman, justice of the Supreme Court was sworn into office. And people celebrated, despite every attempt to drag Justice Sonia Sotomayor through the mud.