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La Raza VP Latest to Win Obama Ethics Waiver

Posted By Conn Carroll On March 11, 2009 @ 9:37 am In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Jul 13, 2008 - San Diego, California, USA - Presidential candidate U.S. Senator BARACK OBAMA (D-IL), keynote speaker at the 'NCLR 40 years, A Stronger America Together' Annual Conference.The National Council of La Raza

Despite his solemn promise [1] to the American people to keep lobbyists out of his Administration, two more have slipped in [1]. The Hill reports [2]:

The waivers were provided for Jocelyn Frye, director of policy and projects in the Office of the First Lady, and Cecilia Munoz, director of intergovernmental affairs in the executive office of the president.

Munoz was a senior vice president for the National Council of La Raza, where she supervised all legislative and advocacy activities on the state and local levels. Munoz was heavily involved in the immigration battles in Congress in recent years, and is now a principal liaison to the Hispanic community for the administration.

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[1] solemn promise: http://thehill.com/business--lobby/lobbyists-slipping-into-obama-administration-2009-03-05.html

[2] reports: http://thehill.com/business--lobby/obama-grants-two-more-lobbyists-waivers-2009-03-10.html

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