Saturday, September 21, 2019

Democrats roll out the Spanish at the debates in order to appeal to Latino voters

Some of the Democratic candidates touted their Spanish-speaking skills in the debates, impressing some Latinos but leaving others in a huff. The español rolled off the tongues of some candidates better than others but was clearly an attempt by candidates to reach out to the Latino electorate and a nod to the “Latinidad” of Miami, […]

Poll finds that Latinos in Florida are divided on Trump

As President Trump’s campaign launches its “Latinos for Trump” effort, new polling shows a divided Latino community — and opposition to Trump’s reelection. The Telemundo Station Group’s 2019 Hispanic Opinion Poll found that 56% of Florida’s Latino registered voters would vote to replace Trump with a Democrat and 34% would vote to reelect the president. […]

Obama heads to Miami to pressure GOP on immigration in exclusive Town Hall

In what has become a week of tough stances and staunch rhetoric, President Obama is following up his Monday proposal for stricter rules for financial brokers on Wall Street and his Tuesday veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline with an exclusive town hall meeting in Miami, sponsored by Telemundo, to enlist his strong Latino base […]

DREAM Act Alternative Filed by Florida Republican

A Republican version of the DREAM Act was filed this week on the House floor by Florida Rep. David Rivera. Although the Congressman’s version of the bill would not grant citizenship, it would provide a temporary conditional status for undocumented students to pursue their careers. Rivera said he was inspired by the story of Daniela […]

Obama Announces Plans to Bring Cuba One Step Closer to Democracy

The White House said on Friday that the President has directed that changes be made to regulations and policies governing travel and cash sent to Cuba. “The President believes these actions, combined with the continuation of the embargo, are important steps in reaching the widely shared goal of a Cuba that respects the basic rights […]