hillary clinton


Friday, November 20th, 2015

From the frontline of Hillary’s hispandering

*Aaron Sanchez calls-out Hillary Clinton for hispandering. He says her staff is good at Latino-directed stage craft, and that’s her main problem – he says that on Hillary’s stage Latinos are mere props, without a part, without a line to speak. I will say this, you have to read it ’till the end. VL By

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Why Julián Castro’s endorsement matters

*Castro’s endorsement helps Hillary, of course. But it also helps Julián in a big way – whether Hillary wins or loses. VL By Aaron Sanchez, Commentary & Cuentos On October 15, 2015, the last day of Hispanic...

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Never eligible to vote, young immigrant plays key role in Clinton campaign

*Todays can’t miss read. A well reported, well written piece by Taquista Kate Linthicum (we’re glad she’s part of our community). VL By Kate Linthicum, The Los Angeles Times Lorella Praeli has one of the most important...

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Sources: Julian Castro Is Endorsing Hillary Clinton For President This Week In San Antonio

*This is probably the worst kept secret in Democratic Party politics. It was just a matter of when. So, officially, it’ll be this Thursday at a rally to launch a Latinos for Hillary group in San Antonio....

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Hillary’s stand with Latinos

*Aaron Sanchez raises a good question. Should we accept a politics of platitudes? America has not always been welcoming to its immigrants. It would be good to hear politicians speak of America’s controversial  treatment of immigrants past...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Washington Perspective: What were Hillary and Trump laughing about?

*So what’s in Hillary’s 30,000 deleted emails? It could be anthing. A Hillary-Trump conspiracy to unbalance the GOP? Sure, why not. Bill Valdez thinks the idea isn’t any more extreme than anything Donald has already said. VL...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

In Iowa, Castro Makes Debut as Clinton Surrogate

*Meanwhile, the Clinton campaign is using the GOP mayhem to its advantage, sending Joaquin Castro to Iowa. “If this is how they’re talking before the election, can you imagine what happens if one of those guys is...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Hillary Clinton Brings On Latino Polling Firm In Key Hire

*A good choice on Clinton’s part. Other well-known national pollsters treat Latinos as a sub-set and the results, taken as truth, are skewed because of it. Latino Decisions polls Latinos as a polling universe, their results have...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Washington Perspective: Presidential campaigns, income inequality and the myth of the American Dream

*Presidential campaign season means it’s time to dust off the myths and platitudes, package them in stump speeches and pass them off as a “vision for America.” The favorite platitude is the mythical American dream, and how...

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

In American politics, se habla español

*The use of Spanish in American politics is not new. Latinos, especially Mexican-Americans, have known this for generations. In fact, I’d say that part of the problem with low Latino voter participation may have to do with...

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Between Paleoliberalism and Neoliberalism: Latinos Past and Future

*We’re excited to have Aaron E. Sanchez as a contributor. Our intent is to change the Latino narrative in the U.S., and our aim is to publish original articles that speak to the power of transformation of...

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Clinton Leads Hispanic Vote in Univision Poll

*No surprise here. I think Trump’s diatribe against Mexicans pushed Latinos farther away from the GOP brand, and his insistence that “Latinos love him” is pushing him further into the ridiculous. It’s interesting to note that the...

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Presidential Elections 2016

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco Although it is still early to be thinking about who to vote for in the 2016 Presidential Elections, after all President Obama still has more than a year in office, the media...

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The campaign to put Julian Castro on Hillary Clinton’s VP shortlist

*There’s been plenty of high-volume speculation about Julián Castro as Hillary Clinton’s running mate. And while the speculation is good overall, it’s also pre-mature. Clinton isn’t the nominee, and there are doubts about Castro’s preparation to be...

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