Saturday, December 16, 2017

Comentarios from Maria: Jeb Bush is Done

The GOP debate’s focus on economics laid bare Republican candidates’ lack of detailed plans for how to grow the economy and help the middle class. Frontrunner Ben Carson, for example, offered a murky and confusing explanation of his tax plan, betraying a poor understanding of economics. But for the most part, the debate had an […]

Trump Fumbles and Party Divisions Over Immigration, Foreign Policy In 2nd GOP Debate

Last night’s republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California exposed some rifts among the republican contenders for the 2016 nomination on immigration and foreign affairs, and saw Donald Trump fade slightly as the debate focused more on policy prescriptions rather than personality-centered questions and allowed candidates such as Carly […]

Election Day: 2010 Midterm Elections and the Latino Vote

For the past several months La Plaza has been closely following the developments and attention surrounding the Latino vote in what will go down in history as the most expensive midterm elections to date.  We have covered everything from the earnest efforts of several civic groups to turn out this voting bloc on Election Day […]