Tuesday, September 25, 2018

New poll reveals that two thirds of Latinos want Democrats in Congress

Just a quarter of Latinos approve of the job Trump is doing as president, and Latinos prefer a Congress controlled by Democrats rather than by Republicans by a three-to-one margin, according a new NBC News/Walls Street Journal/Telemundo poll. But Latinos also still report less interest in the upcoming midterms than the electorate as a whole, […]

Family separation might be the incentive Latinos needed to vote

  President Trump’s policy that resulted in the separation of parents and children along the southern border may have accomplished something Latino activist groups haven’t before: Prompting a long-term voter registration drive uniting progressive and traditional Democratic groups. On Thursday, a new coalition led by the nonprofit advocacy group Voto Latino will launch a three-year, […]

House Democrats want to know the administration’s plan to reunite separated families

House Democrats on Tuesday demanded that the Trump administration provide its plan to reunify more than 500 undocumented children who remain separated from their parents as a result of the government’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. “Since the Administration instituted and rescinded the zero-tolerance policy, which purposefully targeted and separated migrant children from their parents, we have […]

Latino Arab-American hopes indictment will help him win congressional seat

Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the favored Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, was indicted. The 29-year-old former Obama administration Labor Department official whose father is a Palestinian Muslim and mother a Mexican-American Catholic has never held elected office. In […]

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, […]