Tuesday, December 10, 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 […]

DNC Chair Expresses No Regret for Use of Profanity to Condemn GOP

Tom Perez was elected to lead the Democratic Party in late February, and his recent use of profanity has him under fire from the Republican party, with his comments quickly becoming fodder for conservative blogs and Fox news. While speaking to the New Jersey Working Families Alliance last week, Perez expressed no regrets in declaring […]

Anti-Immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio Endorses Donald Trump

Controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio endorsed Donald Trump in Marshalltown, Iowa this week at a campaign stop with only a week to go before the first in the nation caucuses. Trump’s campaign issued a statement from Arpaio that read, “Donald Trump is a leader. He produces results and is ready to get tough in order […]

Hillary Vows to Push Trump for Immigration Specifics, Remains ‘Open’ to More Debates

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has pledged to take on her GOP-leading counterpart Donald Trump for his incomplete, cursory immigration proposal that includes deporting all 11 million undocumented immigrants and building a wall on Mexico’s dime that will span the entire southern border. On the campaign trail over Labor Day Weekend, Mrs. Clinton said she […]

Democratic Party to Reaffirm Position as Party in Favor of Immigration Reform, Workers’ Rights

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) introduced a resolution at its annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, endorsing President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and affirmed the party’s position as pro-comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, and as the Party of workers’ rights. With a renewed commitment to the rights of workers to organize, […]

EFE: DNC Creates Special Election Task Force with Latino Members

Washington, DC (EFEUSA) – Yesterday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the members of the DNC’s Democratic Victory Task Force, including political strategist and communications expert, Maria Cardona and Colorado Democratic Party Chair, Rick Palacio. “We are proud to announce the members of the Democratic Victory Task Force, and are eager to work with them to […]

Latinovations Founder Maria Cardona Appointed to DNC’s Democratic Victory Task Force

Today, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (NY), Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), appointed Latinovations founder, Maria Cardona, to the Democratic Victory Task Force. Cardona will join members of a select group chosen to provide comprehensive assessments and recommendations on ways the Democratic Party can enhance its performance in future elections and better serve its […]

Undocumented Immigrant Makes History at DNC

Benita Veliz became the first-ever undocumented immigrant to speak at a national party convention Wednesday night when she introduced talk show host Cristina Saralegui at the Democratic National Convention. Veliz, a 27-year-old who came from Mexico to the United States as a child, spoke during the DNC about her story growing up as an American, […]

Comentarios from Maria: “Is the GOP dominating Latino recruitment?

While it would certainly be great to see more Latino Democrats running and winning in Senate races and gubernatorial races (though Rick Perry should look out, San Antonio Mayor and newly minted DNC Convention Keynote Speaker Julian Castro is nipping at his heels), nothing could be further from the truth. Dems have worked closely with […]

Comentarios from Maria Cardona: “Why ‘occupy’? It’s personal”

I appeared on a couple of segments on CNN this week where the topic was the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. A question raised was whether this was political. The Republican/tea party spokesperson said yes, arguing that labor unions were behind it (in fact the labor unions did not join until this week). I said it […]