Republican Party


Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Washington Perspective: How Trump pulled the curtain to reveal a devil’s bargain

*I’ve read many characterizations of Donald Trump, and this one, where Bill Valdez compares him to Toto from the Wizard of Oz, is the best. He says Trump pulled back the curtain and the GOP got the devil’s bargain they deserved. VL By Bill Valdez, NewsTaco (4.5 minute read) Former President George W. Bush once

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

The Republican three-ring presidential show

*From our friend Tomas Ricardo’s perspective the GOP presiodential race is happening under the big top. VL By Tomas Ricardo, Friend of NewsTaco The vaudeville show is done. The entertainment phase has flown.  Still, the clowns remain....

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

What Does Donald Trump Really Represent

*Now that the dust is settling after the Trump-Ramos ordeal, we can begin to question the energy behind the headlines. Who are the people who approve of Trump?Are they many, or just loud? VL By Dr. Henry...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Trump Anti-Latino Flare-Ups Result Of GOP’s Risky Behavior

*Nuño makes an important point in the Trump/Ramos aftermath. Trump has said outrageous things as candidate for the presidency, yet the outrage spills over a tossed reporter. This isn’t about Jorge Ramos, or Donald Trump for that...

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

GOP needs 40% of Latino votes to win White House in 2016, Republican pollster says

*So there’s a magic number, 40%. Here’s what gets my head spinning about this: Smart, survivalist politics says the GOP understands it needs only a specific number of Latino votes to win. And they’re also under the...

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

What Raul Labrador Won by Losing

*A not-so-subtle move by Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) may look like a loss, but he’s caught the attention of Republican leadership, the Tea Party and right wing radio talk. He’s against the Senate’s version of immigration reform....

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Gallup: Racial Polarization Marks Party Preferences

By Adam O’Neal, Real Clear Politics Political party preference has become more polarized by race and ethnicity in the Obama age, according to data from Gallup. The Republican Party is composed of more white voters than ever, while minorities...

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

GOP Latino Outreach; They Need to Stop Digging

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’m rooting for the Republican Party to get it’s head straight. I’m a sucker for impossible causes. To hear the GOP leaders gush about the need to be more inclusive and reach out...

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Gallup: More Latino Republicans in Texas

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’ve noticed this trend for a while. And I was wondering when someone would do a poll to test it. It turns out I wasn’t imagining things – more Latinos in Texas are...

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Latino Principles of Immigration Reform

By Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions Since the record defeat that Republicans suffered among Latino voters in 2012, prominent GOP voices have lined up to encourage their party to do a better job reaching out to Hispanics. John McCain,...

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...

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Republicans Continue to Lose Popularity

By Latinovations In recent years, the Republican Party has been criticized for being exactly what they are, the “Grand Old Party,” emphasizing the old part in terms of old fashioned beliefs and values. Last year, though, the...

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Bush Targets “Ignorant Statements” About Hispanics

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune CORPUS CHRISTI — George P. Bush, a Republican candidate for land commissioner, said Wednesday he hoped Texas Republicans in leadership positions would take a stand against “ignorant statements” regarding Hispanics, even if they’re made...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Republican Party Taps New Hispanic Outreach Director

  By Jordan Fabian, ABC News/Univision The Republican National Committee is tapping veteran GOP strategist Jennifer Sevilla Korn to lead the party’s effort to become competitive again with Latino voters, it announced on Tuesday. Korn will hold...

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