Elections 2012


Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Obama’s 2nd-term Education Agenda: Where Do Latinos Fit?

By Gabriel Sanchez Zinny, Huffington Post Latino Voices Amidst all of the election-year sniping, education reform never became a major issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. Even though both candidates released their competing proposals, the closest education came to center stage was a couple of sharp exchanges during the debates, quickly forgotten. This is unfortunate, because

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

George W. Bush: Immigration Reform Needed To Boost Economy

By Elise Foley, Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush stressed the importance of immigration on Tuesday at a speech in Dallas, throwing himself back in the ring as the debate over reform...

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Joe Arpaio Says He Can ‘Get Along Great With The Hispanics’

By Sarafina Wright and Amanda Terkel, Huffington Post Latino Voices In the wake of his reelection to a sixth term as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona, Joe Arpaio is ready to reach out to “the Hispanics” in the local...

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

House GOP Committee Chairs Will All Be White Men

By Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced who will chair all of the major House committees in the next Congress. And it turns out they all have something in...

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The Latino Vote in 2012 and the Depth of the GOP Problem

By Manny Diaz and John Zogby, Huffington Post Latino Voices Former Governor Mitt Romney ran a very competitive race for the Presidency, but the anatomy of his defeat marks a real turning point for the Republican Party. The white...

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

The Latino Vote: What Happens Next Depends on Us

By Adranna Quintero, Huffington Post Latino Voices Much was said this year about how Latinos would cast the deciding vote in this election. So last night I watched closely to see just how much we the Latino...

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Michelle Obama Ad On Latino Vote: ‘So Much Is At Stake’

By Elise Foley, Huffington Post Latino Voices The Obama campaign can already be confident it will win Latino voters, who in most polls support the president over Republican nominee Mitt Romney by margins greater than two to one....

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Ohio Latino Vote Could Prove Influential, Strategists Say

By Elise Foley, Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON — Hispanic vote strategists from both parties agreed on Tuesday that the Latino vote could have a major impact even in unexpected place: Ohio, increasingly considered the key state to...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Latin America Ignored At Third U.S. Presidential Debate

By Roque Planas, Huffington Post Latino Voices If Monday night’s presidential debate is any indicator, Latin America is not a priority for these candidates. Moderator Bob Schieffer mentioned the Cuban Missile crisis in passing as he opened the...