Thursday, October 24, 2019

Clinton and Sanders Focus on Latino Issues in Florida Debate

With the critical primary in Florida coming up, Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders hashed it out last night during the eighth debate of this electoral season.  The debate, held in Miami, was aired on Univision and CNN simultaneously. As Florida is home to 1.8 million Latinos, current Latino issues took the forefront during […]

Castro Jabs Sanders On Latino Issues

Hillary Clinton is moving closer to winning the Democratic nomination, but Latino voters are still up for grabs in the remaining contests and Julian Castro is hitting the trail hard in order to persuade them to vote for Clinton. This is especially important as it comes hours away from tonight crucial Univision-Washington Post Democratic debate […]

Comentarios From Maria: The only way to take down Trump? A united Democratic front

Super Tuesday was a great night for the front runners in both parties – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Both won a majority of the states holding primaries and caucuses, both have amassed a delegate lead that will be difficult to surpass, and both have an easier pathway to the nomination after last night. The […]

Big Super Tuesday Wins for Trump and Clinton

Super Tuesday has passed and we witnessed Clinton and Trump take home the biggest leads. While Cruz did not take the lead over Trump, he did win the much coveted state of Texas, along with Clinton. Both of their Texas wins were heavily backed by the Latino vote in the state. Both of the night’s […]

Why Minority Voters Are Crucial in the Democratic Primaries

  The Nevada caucus was the first contest this year to have a significant number of black and Hispanics voters participate in the Democratic presidential election. This was also the first state to be dominated by urban voters. According to exit polls black and Hispanic voters accounted for a third of actual voters in this […]

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 […]

Xavier Becerra Questions Bernie Sanders’ Record On Immigration

Now that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking the Democratic nomination for president the concerns of immigrant families and the challenges of enacting comprehensive immigration reform seems to be front and center of his agenda. That is the message from a prominent Latino lawmaker, US Representative Xavier Becerra of California, and the leader of the […]

Divisions on Wall Street, Foreign Policy Animate Democratic Debate

The differences between former Secretary Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential contest were laid bare at last night’s debate in Durham, NH with Sanders giving a forceful argument on economic issues and wall street while Hillary Clinton towered over her competition as the debate moved on to foreign affairs. In response […]

Dramatic Night In Iowa as Clinton, Cruz Declared Winners

Last night’s Iowa Caucuses turned out to be a dramatic event for both the Democratic and Republican contenders with Texas Senator Ted Cruz pulling out a come from behind victory over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders neck and neck until the race was finally called for Clinton this morning. In […]

Iowa’s Latinos Hope to Make Greater Impact In Caucuses

Iowa’s small Latino population is looking to make a big impact in the 2016 presidential caucuses this year. While Latinos in Iowa only make up about 3% of all registered voters, in small, rural towns across the state, a handful of caucus-goers could tip the balance in those precincts and have a significant impact in […]