A man who identified himself as “Castro” shows off his Puerto Rican bona fides Saturday at the 116th Street Festival in New York. The event, which takes place in East Harlem, bills itself as the largest Latin festival in the Northeast. Democratic House candidate Adriano Espaillat, who is trying to unseat longtime incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel in a primary contest, spoke to the crowd.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.