Thursday, May 23, 2024

Labor Secretary Endorses Clinton, Signaling Strong Support From Latinos, Labor

Hillary Clinton is set to receive the backing of a major union and Latino influencer on Friday in Iowa when U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the third Obama Administration Cabinet official to do so, announces his endorsement of her campaign for president. In a statement, Perez said “progressives believe in making progress, which is why […]

Recap: First Democratic Primary Debate

Hillary Clinton delivered a strong performance in last night’s first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, giving a much-needed win to a campaign that had stalled in recent months. The former Secretary of State faced off against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, former Virginia Senator Jim Webb and former Rhode Island […]

Comentarios from Maria: Democrats will tell voters why America IS great in their first debate

Tonight, American voters will get to see all the Democratic candidates on stage together for the first time at the first of six official Democratic debates. Will the encounter garner more than 24 million viewers as have the past two Republican debates?  Hard to say, as it doesn’t promise a train-wreck and circus-like atmosphere. But I do […]

Martin O’Malley Campaign taps Jose Aristimuño as Director of Hispanic Media

The Martin O’Malley campaign announced yesterday that it has hired Jose Aristimuño, a Spanish-language commentator, political strategist and former associate at the Dewey Square Group’s Latinovations, as its director for Hispanic media. Aristimuño got his start in the O’Malley campaign as a volunteer, but his work-ethic, grit, and obvious talent caught the eye of staff […]

Presidential Candidates Making a Strong Push to Reach Latino Voters

When Jeb Bush announced his run for president, he chimed Cuban music, made direct appeals to his Mexican-American wife and offered speeches in Spanish and English. When Hillary Clinton launched her campaign, her first policy speech was a pledge to provide a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, at a high school where the Latino […]

Martin O’Malley to Keynote NCLR’s Annual Conference

Democratic presidential candidate former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley is set to give the keynote address to the nation’s largest Latino advocacy organization in the country next week at the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri. O’Malley has made issues important to the nation’s Latino community central in his quest […]

Gov. Martin O’Malley, presidential candidate, wants to champion immigration reform

In a wide-ranging discussion Wednesday with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Javier Palomarez, Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and recently-declared Democratic presidential contender, laid out his vision for a new era of progressive leadership in America. The discussion, the second in the USHCC’s Presidential Candidate Q&A Series, highlighted Mr. O’Malley’s policy positions […]

Latino Leaders and Activists Urge President Obama to Nominate Labor Sec. Tom Perez for Attorney General

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda are among the many Latino leaders urging President Obama to nominate Labor Secretary Tom Perez as the next U.S. attorney general. Leaders and activists cite Perez’s proven record of leadership and commitment to serving diverse communities as signs that he would be an ideal candidate […]