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NHI to Congress update: Levario continues to general election, Rodriguez finishes fifth in primary

Posted: March 12, 2018 at 5:39 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

This past Tuesday, two of the three National Hispanic Institute alumni running for United States Congress seats—Dallas’s George Rodriguez and Lubbock’s Miguel Levario—got to the primary elections determining their futures in the race. George Rodriguez, running in the highly competitive 32nd District in Texas, finished fifth in a crowded Democratic primary field, winning nearly eight […]

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From NHI to Congress: Miguel Levario

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

In the second of this three-part series, we interview National Hispanic Institute alumni who have who have declared for United States Congress in the 2018 elections. This interview is with Miguel Levario, a Ph.D. and Texas Tech University professor who went to three NHI programs: The Texas Great Debate in 1992, the Texas LDZ in […]

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Two NHI alumni elected to Congressional seats

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 1:49 pm   /   NHI News

The National Hispanic Institute officially reached a new first in its nearly 40 years of developing Latino leaders, with the election of two NHI alumni to U.S. Congress this week. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, won a landslide victory in New York’s 14th District, winning 78 percent of the vote in […]

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