Obama http://tpr.org en Latino Activists Call for Three Secretary Posts in Obama’s Second Term http://tpr.org/post/latino-activists-call-three-secretary-posts-obama-s-second-term <p></p><p>As President Barack Obama enters into his second term, he’s building a new cabinet. Latino political activists are watching the process closely and waiting to see if Hispanics are going to be well represented - while also reminding the White House that Latinos are now powerful voting bloc.&nbsp;</p><p>In the first Obama administration two cabinet posts were filed by Latinos – Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Also former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson was nominated to be Commerce Secretary but was forced to withdraw.</p> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:03:42 +0000 David Martin Davies 4656 at http://tpr.org