Latinos in politics
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 15:00 | 0 Comments
We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/15/2011 - 00:20 | 1 Comment
With cuts to health care programs and education grants and changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food program, the federal 2012 budget proposed by House Republicans would be devastating for Latino families, said officials at the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda on Thursday.
With Latinos numbering 50.5 million and Latino students making up...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 10:30 | 4 Comments
When President Obama stands in front of the nation tonight for the State of the Union address, two Latinos will be seated right next to him in Michelle Obama's guest box.
Hero intern Daniel Hernandez, who has been credited with saving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords life will be...
By Fox News Latino | 01/25/2011 - 09:47 | 2 Comments
Now that former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is temporarily out of the race for the mayor of Chicago, there is an opening for the Latino candidates in the race. Emanuel, a heavy favorite for the positiion, was forced to suspend his race when an Illinois Appeals Court ruled that his name can't be on the ballot due to residency issues. The...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/12/2011 - 17:30 | 1 Comment
Rep. Raul Grijlalva (D-AZ) talked Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! yesterday about the recent senseless shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He knew Giffords well and worked with her both in their home state and...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 13:31 | 0 Comments
New Mexico's new governor Susana Martinez was sworn in on Saturday, January 1st, 2011—officially making her the first Latina elected governor of a U.S. state. Hundreds of constituents from all over New Mexico arrived in Santa Fe to witness the historic event and many have high hopes for Martinez's first term in office.
Watch the video of her...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/23/2010 - 15:00 | 1 Comment
Jaime Lynn Herrera
Office: Republican U.S. Representative for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District
Bio: A rising GOP star and State rep is the only Latina elected to congress in the mid-term elections. She was born in Glendale, California and is married....
By Stacey Rivera | 11/03/2010 - 10:00 | 0 Comments
With Susana Martinez being elected the first Latina governor in the history of the United States and ...
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