Tuesday, December 11, 2018

1st Latino, Cruz, Wins; Latinos Seek Less Extreme Choice In Rubio

Ted Cruz’s Iowa Caucus win, the first by a Hispanic, is a symbolic and historic milestone for the Latino community. As the race for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination moves on to New Hampshire the contest is increasingly solidifying as a match up between three candidates- Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and […]

Dramatic Night In Iowa as Clinton, Cruz Declared Winners

Last night’s Iowa Caucuses turned out to be a dramatic event for both the Democratic and Republican contenders with Texas Senator Ted Cruz pulling out a come from behind victory over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders neck and neck until the race was finally called for Clinton this morning. In […]

Iowa’s Latinos Hope to Make Greater Impact In Caucuses

Iowa’s small Latino population is looking to make a big impact in the 2016 presidential caucuses this year. While Latinos in Iowa only make up about 3% of all registered voters, in small, rural towns across the state, a handful of caucus-goers could tip the balance in those precincts and have a significant impact in […]

Cruz Falls, Trump Steals The Show Before Iowa Votes

Donald Trump may yet have won Thursday night’s GOP debate despite skipping the event altogether. With Trump absent from the debate stage, the most scathing attacks were levied at Texas Senator Ted Cruz, polling 7 points behind the businessman, who suffered a weak debate performance with just days before the Iowa Caucuses playing right into […]

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 […]

Dems Make Last Pitch To Voters Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses

The Iowa Democratic Forum took place Monday night at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa in what is the last big event for the candidates before the all-important caucuses on February 1st. An animated Hillary Clinton cast herself as best prepared to build on the legacy of President Obama’s progressive achievements and a defiant Bernie […]

Sharp Policy Differences In South Carolina Democratic Debate

The Democratic candidates running for president faced off on Sunday night for their last debate before the Iowa Caucuses on February 1. The heightened sense of urgency was palpable as former Secretary Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders took a markedly more aggressive tone towards one another in exchange after exchange that focused on […]

Nevada Hispanics Crucial In GOP Contest

With the GOP presidential race tightening up, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is looking to strike early and overtake Donald Trump in the first in the nation Iowa Caucuses and even attempt to sneak past the billionaire in the South Carolina primary and dominate the Deep South contests later this spring to capture the front runner […]

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 […]

In Iowa, Growing Latino Population Prepares for Caucuses, and More

Like the rest of the United States, Iowa is in the midst of a demographic shift. While whites account for the overwhelming majority of the nation’s first caucus state, Latinos, now making up 6 percent of the Iowan population, have seen their numbers double since 2000. And as presidential candidates from both parties attempt to […]