Sunday, April 21, 2019

Castro Jabs Sanders On Latino Issues

Hillary Clinton is moving closer to winning the Democratic nomination, but Latino voters are still up for grabs in the remaining contests and Julian Castro is hitting the trail hard in order to persuade them to vote for Clinton. This is especially important as it comes hours away from tonight crucial Univision-Washington Post Democratic debate […]

Hispanic Caucus: We’re With Her

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is preparing to announce their endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president Friday morning. Members of the group’s political arm began polling members yesterday to determine if there was enough support before going through with the endorsement. This is an effort by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to help Secretary Clinton secure the […]

Guest Blogger: Jose Aristimuno “Shooting After Shooting, Congress Does Nothing Towards Gun Control”

How many shootings must we endure before Congress acts on gun control? Just this year, tragedies such as the Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C. and the recent scare at a New Jersey mall proved that the conversation of gun control in this country should continue. And if that wasn’t enough, in 2012, over four […]

Latino Unemployment Rate Still Problematic Despite National Drop

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report with data that suggests that the unemployment rate went down to 7.7% from its January report of 7.9%, the lowest it has been since December 2008. The recent report indicates that these numbers are a sign that the U.S. economy may be recovering from its recession. […]

Hispanics More Optimistic Despite Faring Worst in Economy

A new Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation-Harvard University poll found that Hispanics and African-Americans remained the most hopeful despite the economic recession in comparison to whites. Whites were more pessimistic in general, but Hispanics who “were more likely to be left broke, jobless and concerned that they lack the skills needed to shape their economic futures” […]