Sunday, December 15, 2019

DNC announces that ABC and Univision will host the Third Democratic Debate

ABC has won the right to broadcast this year’s third Dem primary debate, in partnership with Univision, scheduled for September 12 and 13, DNC announced. The primetime debate will be seen live on ABC and on Univision with Spanish translation, as well as on ABC News Live streaming channel. Location was not announced. NBC/MSNBC/Telemundo are […]

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 […]

Election 2012: What’s At Stake For Latino Voters

On Election Day, there are two distinct paths that are at stake for Latino voters: One being the president’s policies as he heads into the second term and the other would rest on the chance that Mitt Romney would fare better in a divided Congress. President Barack Obama’s campaign is reiterating that the growth of the Latino […]

Obama Comes in Strong with Foreign Policy in Final Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney dealt mainly with foreign policy, and experts agree that Obama’s experience while in office gave him the lead in this debate. “Like in past presidential debates, the foreign policy format benefits the incumbent President, and President Obama reminded the audience he was Commander-in-Chief,” […]

Romney Falters on Immigration during Second Presidential Debate

Immigration came up for the first time during last night’s second presidential debate, and both presidential candidates spoke on their plan for immigration reform. President Obama and Governor Romney faced off at Hofstra University on various topics important to Latinos, including the economy, jobs, and immigration. Viewers felt that President Obama “dominated” this debate and […]

Anti-Immigration Ad Attempts to Divide African-American and Latino Communities

An ad aired during the presidential debate is being criticized for its approach, showing an African-American actor highlighting black unemployment and focusing on anti-immigration remarks. With 31% of all new immigrants as of 2010 being of Latino descent, the anti-immigrant remarks in the NumbersUSA ad are seen as an attempt to fracture the relationship between […]

Biden Delivers in Vice Presidential Debate against Ryan

In the first and only Vice Presidential debate held yesterday night in Danville, Kentucky, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan faced off enthusiastically on topics such as foreign policy, health care, and the economy. Latinos from both parties expressed satisfaction with their respective candidates. “[Biden] easily won the debate – he took control of the facts […]