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    Hispanic Caucus presses Biden to appoint Latinos to lead Education, Small Business

    “It has come to our attention that Mr. Miguel Cardona and Ms. Stacie Olivares are possible finalists for Cabinet appointments,” the letter states. It adds that CHC members offer their “enthusiastic endorsement” of Cardona and Olivares. The lawmakers noted, however, that they remain “strongly supportive” of Eskelsen García. Backing multiple candidates for the job could help the Hispanic Caucus’ chances of seeing more Latinos named to the Cabinet. “The cabinet selection process is always a very dynamic and fluid thing, and both Lily and Miguel, as we understand, have been under serious consideration,” said current Hispanic Caucus Chair Joaquin Castro (D-Texas). “And they’re both incredibly talented individuals.” The letter highlights…

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