Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Xavier Becerra Questions Bernie Sanders’ Record On Immigration

Now that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking the Democratic nomination for president the concerns of immigrant families and the challenges of enacting comprehensive immigration reform seems to be front and center of his agenda. That is the message from a prominent Latino lawmaker, US Representative Xavier Becerra of California, and the leader of the […]

Comentarios from Maria: Now Is The Time To Register And Vote

After the primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire things are clear, these elections are very important to define the future of this country. Since the beginning of this election cycle there has been a very dangerous dialogue going on within the Republican Party in which candidates for the presidential nomination continue their odyssey of demonizing […]

Clinton Allies Form Group To Protect Latino, African-American Voting Rights

A new, $25 million organization called Every Citizen Counts (ECC) has been formed by several prominent Hillary Clinton allies to educate Latino and African-American voters about the choices they face in the 2016 election, impact of their vote and serve as an advocate against GOP policies in states across the nation that have sought to […]

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 […]

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 […]

USHCC Backs Julian Castro for vice president

In an unprecedented early show of support by a leading business organization, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) this week endorsed current Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Julian Castro, for vice president at an event in the Obama cabinet official’s home town of San Antonio, Texas. “We are happily endorsing him for the […]

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 […]

New Study Casts Doubts On Future Latino Support For The Democratic Party

With the Latino vote crucial to the electoral success for either party in the 2016 election a new study is calling into question Latinos’ support for the Democratic Party and whether or not that support will hold in future elections. Democrats have traditionally been able to rely on the same voting blocs for their base […]

Latinos Hold “SNL DUMP TRUMP” Rally At NBC’s Rockefeller Center

Latino groups ratcheted up their pressure on NBC in their continued push to drop Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Saturday’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) appearance with a protest in front of NBC studios in New York’s Rockefeller Center they dubbed “SNL Dump Trump Rally” Thursday. “It is shameful for ‘SNL’ and NBC to think […]