Tuesday, July 17, 2018

DACA Just the Latest Blow for Latino Voters

Almost a year ago, the long lines of early voters outside Cardenas market became a lasting image for the 2016 presidential cycle in Nevada, ultimately helping to deliver the state to Hillary Clinton. Today the shoppers at the mall are more hesitant when it comes to politics, feeling targeted by Trump’s latest decisions to eliminate […]

Hispanic Bold PAC Surpasses Fundraising Goals

Despite rising conflict with the Trump administration regarding immigration reform and healthcare, the fundraising arm for Hispanic Democrats has managed to break its fundraising record in the first quarter of 2017. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Bold PAC raised more than $2 million between January and March, roughly a third of the $6.12 million it […]

Florida Latinos: “Time To Get Out The Vote”

Florida is one of the most important swing states in presidential elections and it is also one of the most diverse states. It is home to the most diverse population of Latinos and they have grown even larger in size and diversity since the last presidential election. Another group which has since seen an increase […]

Comentarios from Maria: The General Election Matchup Is Almost Set For November

Last week, the voters in the state of New York went to the polls to make known their voices heard. As the voting day approached, the remaining candidates did their best to get their message to voters of the state which was crucial for the remaining candidate who are contending for the nomination of their […]

Republicans Take Advantage Of Puerto Rico

Finally after months of public outcry the House of Representative are discussing the financial crisis that is going on in Puerto Rico. The House Republican released a draft of their plan to help Puerto Rico fix this fiscal problem. The plan was issues by the House Natural Resource Committee and it’s expected to be tweaked […]

Comentarios From Maria: After The Terrorist Attacks, More Racism And Intolerance

In addition to the deplorable terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, and President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba and Argentina, last week was full of events, leaving the presidential candidates with much to talk about. The former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took on this issue in a speech laying out her plan to combat terrorism, […]

Candidates Battle For Arizona In Today’s Primary

The Arizona primaries are today. Many people like Martin Hernandez have already decided that they will stand with Clinton. He said he likes Clinton’s stance on many issues that are important to Latinos such as healthcare and immigration. As the organizing director for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 99, who have endorsed […]

Clinton Launches ‘LGBT for Hillary’ Alongside Ricky Martin

This week, as polls show she is the preferred choice of some 56% of Democratic party members, Hillary Clinton launched ‘LGBT for Hillary,’ and initiative aimed at organizing LGBT voters for her presidential campaign and enlisted singer Ricky Martin and tennis legend Billie Jean King, two out celebrities, to roll out the new initiative on […]

Latino Celebrities Get Out The Vote For Hillary

Hillary Clinton is looking to solidify her dominance of the Latino vote in the presidential election with the launching of her campaign’s “Latinos with Hillary” initiative and is enlisting the help of high-profile Latino celebrities like Salma Hayek and Marc Anthony that can give her the added reach she needs as other democratic candidates like […]

Rising Bernie Sanders Reaches for Latino Votes

Bernie Sanders’ insurgent presidential campaign has now started to take on the look of a more traditional presidential operation focused not only on generating crowds and raising the senator’s profile, but also charting a course to victory and the democratic nomination and strategically building state-by-state ground operations outside of the first in the nation Iowa […]