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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

House Republican Leaders To Outline Immigration Principles

By Associated Press/Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders plan to outline broad immigration principles, including legalization for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally, to the GOP rank and file as they look to revive long-stalled efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other House GOP

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

RNC hires Hispanic state and field directors in 7 states

By Monica Suarez, NBCLaino In an effort to build a ‘grassroots infrastructure,” the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced Monday it is adding Hispanic field and state directors in California, Florida, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. “We...

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

2012 Top Moments in Latino Politics, #5

By Jose Cruz, Our Tiempo In one of the dumbest statements of the year an East Haven, Connecticut Mayor respond to charges that police officers in his town harassed, abused and brought false charges against Latino residents:...

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

2012 Top moments in Latino Politics, #3

By Jose Cruz, Our Tiempo #3 Mitt Romney’s “Self-Deportation” Comment In an effort to cater to the far-right base, Romney made a comment during the Arizona GOP primary debate that raised many a Latino’s eyebrow. His suggestion...

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...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

New Immigration Laws Are Coming, Whether It’s Under Obama or Romney

By John Rudolph, Feet In 2 Wworlds No matter who wins the presidential election, U.S. immigration laws will significantly change in the next four years. I’m not saying that it doesn’t matter who gets elected, and the...

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Abortion & Same-sex Marriage: Latinos as Split as the Rest

By Juhem Navarro-Rivera, Public Religion Research Institute Since the 1980s, conventional wisdom about Hispanic Americans suggests that although they tend to vote primarily for Democrats, they do so primarily for economic reasons because the Democratic Party is out...

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

Latin America Ignored in Presidential Foreign Policy Debate

By Estelle Gonzales Walgreen, Hispanically Speaking News Last night’s final Presidential debate, focusing on foreign policy, covered a lot of geography but on the whole ignored Latin America. To listen to President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt...

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

Romney Camp Blames Communication for Poor Latino Showing

By Hispanically Speaking News Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign denied Monday that extremist elements of the GOP have driven away Hispanics and said the only reason he was trailing in that segment was due to a...

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...

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Latino Vote Still at Play Despite Obama’s Upper Hand in Second Debate

By Raisa Camargo, Voxxi For Latinos interested in seeing how the candidates would respond to a question on immigration, the difference seemed clear in last night’s presidential debate, although analysts say the Latino vote continues to be at play. Mitt...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Check Out Rosie Perez on Mitt Romney as a Latino: “Easier as a Latino?” (VIDEO)

By Hispanically Speaking News Check out actress Rosie Perez video on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hoping to be a Latino to win the election – it’s quite insightful.  In the first video of the Actually… series...

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