Biden to speak at NCLR annual conference

The annual Latino gathering hosted by the country's largest Hispanic civil rights advocacy group will be held in Las Vegas for the first time, running from July 7 to 10, according to a press release.

NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía noted in a statement that the location "is a natural fit given the state’s growing Latino population and electorate."

Attorney General Eric Holder, Housing and Urban Development Sec. Shaun Donovan and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka are also expected to participate. The Review-Journal also reported that Nevada's Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to deliver a videotaped speech at the event.

Organizers expect this year's conference to be one of NCLR’s largest conferences to date.

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