Senator Something Joins the Hunt

Fina's grandmother finally arrives in Washington, but she seems more excited about seeing a statue of her hero: Ronald Reagan. Meanwhile, Fina enlists the talents of her detecting partner, a big orange dog named Senator Something.

The Fina Mendoza Mysteries are written and produced by Kitty Felde.


Fina - Amy Solano

Papa - Steven Cuevas

Gabby - Monica Vigil

Abuelita - Christine Avila

Driver - Paul Cummings

Becka - India Scalione

Michael - Ian Kinuthia

Congresswoman Mitchell - Laura Stegman

John the Staffer - Steve Gamber

Senator Something - Steve DeVorkin

Season 2 of The Fina Mendoza Mysteries podcast is based on the book State of the Union by Kitty Felde, published by Chesapeake Press. You can pick up a copy at your local bookstore or ask your public library to add it to their collection. Autographed copies and a free 65 page Teacher's Guide to the series available at It’s a great way to introduce civics to kids.

More info about cast and crew of The Fina Mendoza Mysteries at

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