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Perez endorsed for attorney general by Hispanic caucus
Perez endorsed for attorney general by Hispanic caucus

Thomas E. Perez, who is being considered for U.S. attorney general, was endorsed Tuesday for the top law enforcement job by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. The current U.S. labor secretary, a 52-year-old Takoma Park resident and the son of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, is one of three Hispanics in President Barack Obama's Cabinet. "Secretary Perez has a proven record of championing and defending the rights of all Americans," the caucus chairman, Rep. Rubén Hinojosa of Texas, said in a statement. "We hope Secretary Perez will be the president's nominee of choice to head the Department of Justice." Perez, a former Maryland labor...

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