Reception Expected to Be Valuable for Scribes

Reporters looking to fill their notebooks may want to attend a Tuesday evening reception at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel hosted by the Ibarra Strategy Group from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Aside from free food and booze, DSCC Chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Excutive Director of the National Education Assoc. John Wilson will all be honored.

Others have RSVP’d, including chiefs of staff, press secretaries, counsel and legislative assistants from Capitol Hill offices as well as representatives of organizations such as LULAC, the State Department, the Department of Labor, Department of Treasury, Department of Education, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Verizon, Greenberg Traurig, Major League Baseball, The Livingston Group and Walmart.

Scheduled media: Politico, the Examiner, Telemundo, PBS and Latino Style magazine are expected to attend, among others who haven’t officially RSVP’d.

Any reporter wishing to attend should contact Elizabeth Thorp at