New Latin Caucus Favors

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At a glance

  • The new Hispanic House Members who joined Congress after Jan. 3 have largely voted with their respective parties.
  • While the new Democratic House Members voted in unity for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the new Hispanic Republicans were split 3-1 in favor of Rep. Kevin McCarthy with votes from Reps. Lori Chavez-DeRemer of Oregon, Juan Ciscomani of Arizona and Monica De La Cruz of Texas while Rep. Anna Paulina Luna of Florida voted with the Freedom Caucus against McCarthy.
  • Luna voted for Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio in her first three votes and then switched to Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida in line with 19 other Republicans who are currently obstructing McCarthy’s path to taking a leadership position in the lower chamber of Congress.

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