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Mitt Romney and Barack Obama during the second Presidential Debate
Election 2012 Presidential Debates: Obama and Romney Re-Match
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/17/2012 - 15:00

This was the debate between the two men vying to be President Americans were waiting for. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney sparred on domestic and foreign policy, at times interrupting and talking over each other, hurling accusations of their alleged respective failures and even getting in each other’s faces. Moderator Candy Crowley from CNN acted much like an older sister letting younger brothers resolve their differences, but heading off a fight with firm “if I could have you sit down!”


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Rosie Perez and Mitt Romney
WATCH: Rosie Perez Mocks Mitt Romney
By Samantha Leal | 10/15/2012 - 09:15

In a video for the new campaign by super PACs Jewish Council for Education and Research and American Bridge 21st Century, Rosie Perez feigns sympathy for Mitt Romney, targeting (and mocking) the comment he made at a May fundraiser that it "would be helpful to be Latino" to get elected president. 

Perez, who has campaigned for Obama in the past, makes jokes that the election would be even more "in the bag" if Romney were a "lesbian Latina." 


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Joe Biden and Paul Ryan during the Vice Presidential Debate
Vice Presidential Debate 2012: Biden vs. Ryan
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/12/2012 - 15:00

It was the sizzling, red meat debate millions of Americans expected but did not get last week between President Barack Obama and challenger Governor Mitt Romney. Vice-President Joseph Biden, Jr. and his Republican opponent Congressman Paul Ryan fired away on issues ranging from foreign policy, the economy, jobs, Medicare, and women’s reproductive rights.


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Paul Ryan and Joe Biden
VP Debate Airs Tonight
By Samantha Leal | 10/11/2012 - 10:12

The vice presidential debate occurs tonight, with Vice President Joe Biden and Mitt Romney's candidate, Paul Ryan. Most would agree that Joe Biden has his work cut out for him, after President Barack Obama failed to impress in the presidential debate last week. 


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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney during 2012 first Presidential Debate
Election 2012 Presidential Debates: Romney Comes Out Strong
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/04/2012 - 13:05

The pressure was on Mitt Romney to deliver a strong performance at the first presidential debate before the millions of Americans who tuned in. He showed up with his “A” game. President Obama, some would say, did not.


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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Presidential Debates Start Tonight
By Samantha Leal | 10/03/2012 - 09:37

The first presidential debate of the election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will take place in Colorado, focusing on domestic policy. The debate will be moderated by Jim Lehrer (host of NewsHour on PBS).


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Voter Registration Form
Election 2012: Register to Vote Before the Deadline
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/27/2012 - 15:05

Registering to vote is a crucial first step in fulfilling not just your duty as a U.S. citizen, but it’s important to look past the media hype and ask yourself why is this election important?

Because of 2010 – it’s not just when the Tea Party showed their power in the House of Representatives, it's when the Latino population boom was confirmed by the 2010 U.S. Census. On top of that, our buying power tops (fasten your seat belts) $1 trillion dólares.


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Barack Obama talks to Univision anchors Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas
Obama: Immigration Reform Was My "Biggest Failure"
By Samantha Leal | 09/21/2012 - 09:36

President Barack Obama appeared on a Univision News forum, co-anchored by Jorge Ramos and Marie Elena Salinas, and admitted he failed to pass immigration reform, placing blame on a tough economic situation that became priority and a Republican Party that was unwilling to help.


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Mitt Romney addresses the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Election 2012: Mitt Romney’s Mother Jones Video & What It Means for His Campaign
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/20/2012 - 15:00

Mitt Romney has somewhat of a reputation for putting his foot in his mouth. But when the liberal magazine Mother Jones posted the video of the 2012 Republican presidential nominee calling 47 percent of Obama voters “freeloaders,” political junkies, average Americans, and campaign strategists gasped.


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Rosario Dawson at the Boy Meets Girl by Stacey Igel Fashion Show
EXCLUSIVE: Rosario Dawson on the DNC, Voto Latino & Fashion Week
By Nicole Forbis | 09/18/2012 - 16:51

We spoke with the amazing actress and activist, Rosario Dawson at the Boy Meets Girl by Stacey Igel Fashion Show during Style360 Fashion Week in New York. Rosario filled us in on the latest progress of her and Wilmer Valderrama’s non-profit Voto Latino, her impression of Wyclef Jean getting wild on stage, and her unexpected run in with the Undocubus at the DNC.

How are things going with Voto Latino with the elections coming up?


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