Friday, August 9th, 2013

Steven Krieser, Scott Walker Official, Fired Over Offensive Immigration Comment

By Ashley Alman, Huffington Post Latino Voices An official appointed by Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) was promptly fired on Thursday after comparing undocumented immigrants to the devil in a Facebook comment,Daniel Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The comment came in response to a photo originally shared by Rep. Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh), who was condemning a bumper sticker

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Hispanic Media Could Spell Big Trouble For the Republican Party

By Jose Fulgencio, Policymic The media has an important role to play by providing the American public how political party stands on an issues affecting everyday life — or so we are lead to believe. Over the decades,...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Three Myths about ‘Border Security’

By Joseph Laughon, Cafe con Leche Republicans Border security. It’s everyone’s favorite two words in Washington these days. And it’s an incessant albatross around the neck of any immigration reform attempt. Everyone insists on it. The Editors at...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Are unauthorized immigrants overwhelmingly Democrats?

By Eileen Patten and Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew Research Center As Congress debates immigration reform, some political leaders and analysts have speculated that there will be “an electoral bonanza for Democrats” if the nation’s estimated 11.1 million unauthorized...

Friday, July 19th, 2013

The End of Marco Rubio

By Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo … Rubio was basically an accidental Senator, swept up in the floodtide of the 2010 Tea Party mid-term, though it’s true that many careers start that way. Now that it’s clear that...

Friday, July 12th, 2013

A beatdown for GOP from Hispanic media?

By Greg Sargent, Washington Post House Republicans claim they see no urgency whatsoever about acting this summer on immigration reform, and just might get around to it some time this fall. And it’s probably true, as many have...

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Latinos Key in Next Midterm Elections

By Latinovations A new poll by Latino Decisions revealed that despite a lack of support on the GOP’s issues, 52% of Latino voters said theywould be more likely to support the GOP in the 2014 elections if...

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

It’s open mic night for House Republicans on immigration!

By Sean Sullivan, Washington Post Call it open mic day in the House GOP conference. Republicans are set to huddle behind closed doors Wednesday afternoon to discuss the politically complicated issue of immigration. What to expect in the...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Sarah Palin says GOP disrespects Hispanics

By Teresa Puente, Chicanísima Sarah Palin shows she’s clueless once again. She released a statement to the GOP establishment on her Facebook page Friday claiming that the immigration bill disrespects Hispanics. “You’ve just abandoned the Reagan Democrats...

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

2016 forecast: Rubio, Bush, Ryan have chance to win over 40% of Latino vote

By Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions While the 2016 presidential election is a full three years away many of the high profile Republican contenders are enmeshed in the immigration reform debate, and if Republicans demonstrate strong leadership on...

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

GOP report: Republicans have failed young Latino voters

By Sandra Lilley, NBCLatino “Dismal” – that’s how the  College Republican National Committee (CRNC)  describes their outreach and messaging to young voters, in particular young Latinos, after examining the scathing results of a national survey. Many of these young...

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...

Friday, May 24th, 2013

What Must Happen for Texas to Turn Blue

By Forrest Wilder, Texas Observer You hear the question often: Is Texas becoming a blue state? Since President Obama won reelection in November with an emerging Democratic coalition of African-Americans, Latinos, women and young voters, political pundits have...

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Arthur Brooks: The GOP’s Hispanic Opening

By Arthur C. Brooks, Wall Street Journal Half the Hispanics eligible to vote don’t. They are the ones most likely to call themselves ‘political conservatives.’ Before Washington was rocked in recent days by an assortment of brewing...

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