New Latino Lawmakers Have A Diverse Agenda
When the 113th Congress convenes in January, there will be 31 Latino lawmakers, including four new members from California, and nine Latino women.
This contingent is the largest in American history, which could put more energy into addressing issues of particular interest to Latino voters. But the new legislators' agenda doesn't begin and end with immigration reform.
Joshua Johnson talks with Alex Padilla,.president of NALEO, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Padilla is a Democrat who represents the San Fernando Valley in the California State Senate.