Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Latino Influence & the Politics of Immigration in the 2014 U.S. Senate Elections

*Good piece, as always, from Latino Decisions. It’s a good read if you’re into political minutiae – x’s and o’s. Cutting to the chase, Damore says Latinos didn’t have a significant impact on the 2014 midterm election because of demographics and immigration politics. The Senate seats in play were in states where Latinos have a

Monday, December 17th, 2012

2012 Top 10 Moments in Latino Politics, #4

By Jose Cruz, Our Tiempo #4 Univision Presidential Town Hall In mid-September President Obama and Governor Romney appeared two nights back-to-back in a Town Hall Forum on Univision. Romney drew 1.6 million, Obama drew a larger audience,...

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Pocho Ocho Reasons Republicans Think Romney Was Defeated

By Especial Correspondents, Pocho Ñews Service Gov. Willard “Mitt” Romney lost big last night and the finger pointing has begun. Here are the GOP’s Pocho Ocho top excuses for the defeat: 8. Donald Trump bad hair day 7. Matlock marathon suppressed...

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Election Post-Scripts as Tea Leaves and Footnotes

By Jesse Treviño, HispanicLatino Whether President Obama wins re-election tomorrow, some electoral post-scripts will be engaged immediately.  We will know if the HispanicLatino vote was important as expected, especially in the swing states.  One of the two...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Channeling Harry Truman: An Obama Win

By Jesse Treviño, HispanicLatino Before President Obama’s self-admitted off-night in Denver, when he allowed Mitt Romney during the first presidential debate to conjure himself into someone he is not, some writers were hinting at and others were...

Monday, October 29th, 2012

In Arizona, Latino Mormons at a Crossroads

By Valeria Fernandez, New America Media PHOENIX, Az. — José Hernández hasn’t made up his mind about who he’s going to vote for in the upcoming election. “I like things about both, Romney and Obama,” said Hernández,...

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...

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

How Tonight’s Debate Concerns the “Latino Mission”

By Jesse Treviño, HispanicLatino Sen. George McGovern’s death on Sunday morning could be seen as a final revenge had the 1972 presidential candidate been a vengeful man. It came, after all, on the eve of the foreign...

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Romney’s Empty “Binders Full of Women”

By Maria Cardona, Latinovations Mitt Romney showed up Tuesday night talking about “binders full of women” being brought to him when he was governor. Sounds kind of kinky and certainly not something you want to be touting. The phrase was...

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Romney’s Dad Is From Mexico; Here’s His Immigration Plan

By Janell Ross, Huffington Post Latino Voices Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offered a disclaimer in the second presidential debate Tuesday before he addressed his stance on immigration, offering a policy mix from “self-deportation” to support for...

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Latinos, Religion and Campaign 2012

PRESS RELEASE Catholics Strongly Favor Obama,  Evangelicals Divided Rapidly Growing Latino Support for Same-Sex Marriage Latinos are divided by religion in their preferences in the upcoming presidential election, according toa new Pew Research Center survey. Three-quarters (73%)...

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Presidential Debate: Top 10 Questions That Weren’t Asked

By New America Media As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney squared off in the second presidential debate last night, New America Media editors posed 10 questions that have largely gone unasked — and unanswered – in their...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Advice: Romney, Apologize for 47%; Obama, Show Up, Speak Up

By Maria Cardona, Latinovations Up until the first presidential debate, Mitt Romney was the Frankenstein candidate. I don’t mean that derisively. I use it as a metaphor of what a caricature Mitt Romney had become in the...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Why the Latino Vote May Tilt Virginia Blue in 2012

By Latino Decicions According to the Real Clear Politics average of polls in Virginia, Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney 48.4 to 47.6, a gap of less than 1%.  In the race for U.S. Senate the most recent poll...

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