Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Cruz and Kasich’s Departures Leave Many GOP Latinos at a Loss

Donald Trump’s win for Republican nomination in Indiana has left some GOP Latinos feeling lost with nowhere to turn while others are still just simply trying to absorb the idea of the Trump candidacy. With Cruz and Kasich no longer in the race, Republican Latinos are grappling over who they’ll vote for. Houston businessman and GOP stalwart […]

Bad Week For Trump Good Week For Cruz

Donald Trump has had one of the worst weeks of the 2016 presidential race, which doesn’t help him as the Wisconsin primaries are only a few days away. Ted Cruz’s campaign has been the biggest benefiter of this disaster of a week for Trump, giving Cruz’s campaign a much needed boost and raising their hopes […]

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 […]

House GOP Opposes Obama’s Immigration Actions At SCOTUS

The United States House of Representatives voted along party lines to oppose President Obama’s executive actions on immigration stating that the president overstepped his powers in creating deportation relief programs for millions of undocumented immigrants. A case on those actions is set to be heard by the Supreme Court next month. With a rare move […]

Trump Has Just Woken Up A Giant

Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner, has run on the theme of hate. His divisive rhetoric on immigration and Mexican immigrants have finally motivated the sleeping giant, Latinos are registering to vote and becoming citizens at higher rates. After multiple attacks from the real-estate mogul, Latinos are fighting back. These newly registered citizens are intend on […]

Highest Ranking Hispanic in Florida Fights Back Against anti-GOP Letter by Latino Celebrities

Days after a group of Latino celebrities, which included Carlos Santana, America Ferrera, George Lopez, and others, released an open letter to Latinos pleading them to go out vote against Republicans who have used fear-mongering tactics in regards to Latinos and immigration. Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Florida’s highest ranking Latino elected official, responded in an open […]

Trumpeting Progress, Obama Urges Return to Civility

Emboldened by the successes of the past seven years, the President took a somewhat nontraditional victory lap in last night’s State of the Union address, the last of his term. Obama employed less of the soaring rhetoric that he is known for and delivered his report card on his administration as well as his vision […]

As GOP Primaries Loom, Cruz Gaining On Trump

At the close of 2015, Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz has essentially tied GOP front runner Donald Trump in the latest polls for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. According to a Quinnipiac University poll Trump received the support of 28% of the Republican primary electorate while Cruz came in at 24%. The poll’s margin of […]

Competing Visions on National Security, Immigration At Vegas GOP Debate

Tuesday night’s GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas had many flash points between the candidates running for the 2016 nomination particularly on the subject of national security and terrorism and had Florida Senator Marco Rubio on the defensive from the likes of Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul over his work on […]

GOP Senate Delays Latino Nominees for Court Posts

With the U.S. Senate closing in on its year-end recess, Latino judicial nominations are languishing thanks to Republican leaders’ inaction. Despite “judicial emergencies,” the Senate has failed to take a vote on several judicial nominations including that of Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo who was nominated by President Obama in November 2014 to the U.S. Court […]