5 Latinos Who Have Played American Politicians

Last week, it was announced that Esai Morales will take on the role of the President of the United States in the upcoming HBO series The Brink. 

With Latinos underrepresented both in politics and in media, it’s refreshing to see Morales cast in such an important role. From Jimmy Smits to Nestor Carbonell, these Latinos have also taken on the roles of fictional American politicians: 

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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