Thursday, December 13, 2018

Immigration was a Big Topic During the VP Debate

While last week’s presidential debate failed to even mention a topic that has been at the forefront of this year’s election season, the issue of immigration took center stage early on Tuesday night during the vice presidential debate in Virginia. In what was one of many heated arguments between the VP nominees, Indiana Gov. Mike […]

It’s National Voter Registration Day!

Today is National Voter Registration Day. Due to the fact that in 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they either missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register, NVRD was created to make sure no one is left out this year. Happening today, civic-engagement groups, celebrities and volunteers will be out and […]

Apps Are Being Created To Engage Millennial Latino Voters

Latino voters in their late teens through mid 30’s could help determine the outcome of this year’s presidential election. In order to maximize voter involvement, several organizations have developed apps and websites to reach out to this potentially powerful voting bloc to encourage them to participate in this year’s election. The National Council of La […]

Guest Blogger: Congresista Ben Ray Luján: Donald Trump llegó a la Cámara de Representantes

Después de otra ronda de victorias en la primaria republicana de este martes por Donald Trump, hoy los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes harán todo lo posible para exceder a Trump y su retórica antiinmigrante. El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes Paul Ryan, quien tomó la presidencia prometiéndoles a sus colegas ultraconservadores o […]

Immigration A Top Priority For Democrats

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders promised to act on immigration reform during Thursday night’s town hall in Nevada, even if they have to go it alone. The town hall sponsored by MSNBC and Telemundo and moderated by Jose Diaz-Balart, allowed voters in Nevada the opportunity to ask questions in both English and Spanish. The forum […]

Comentarios from Maria: Why Hillary Clinton Dominated

            The Democratic debate was the reverse mirror image of the last two Republican debates. Since we are here on the Las Vegas Strip, I’ll just say it — this debate was an unabashed Policy Porn Extravaganza! It was high-minded, passionate, intense and focused on the issues and the contrasting […]

Comentarios from Maria: Trump May Be the Worst, but Beware of the Other Republican Candidates

Last week, Donald Trump committed what can be considered one of the most monumental errors of his short campaign for president of the United States, attacking Jorge Ramos, one of the most influential Latino reporters in the U.S. with programs on Univision and Fusion. Ramos was in a press conference with Trump and had the […]

Preview: First Republican Presidential Debate

It’s early – 459 days from Election Day, to be exact – to deeply speculate on who the next president of our United States will be. But don’t tell that to the GOP, whose crowded field of 17 presidential hopefuls will take to the debate stage in Cleveland on Thursday via Fox News. The Republican […]

Presidential Candidates Making a Strong Push to Reach Latino Voters

When Jeb Bush announced his run for president, he chimed Cuban music, made direct appeals to his Mexican-American wife and offered speeches in Spanish and English. When Hillary Clinton launched her campaign, her first policy speech was a pledge to provide a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, at a high school where the Latino […]

Comentarios from Maria: Republicans are in Big Trouble

If elections are about the future, then the GOP is in big trouble. The historic Supreme Court decision allowing gay marriage in all 50 states, the aftermath of the Charleston tragedy, and the public’s reaction to a racist rant by a GOP presidential candidate display a country ready to leap forward to a future of […]