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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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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Poll Suggests Latinas Favor Obama Over Romney By 53%
By Sugey Palomares | 09/17/2012 - 17:00

As the countdown to Election Day 2012 continues, a new poll suggests that a strong majority of Latinas favor President Barack Obama over Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. According to a poll developed by impreMedia/Latino Decisions, 74 percent of Latinas plan to vote for Obama verses 21 percent who favor Romney, with a marginal gap of 53 percent.


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Voting, Ballot Box
Election 2012: Hispanic Heritage Month and Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/13/2012 - 16:00

You could say that Hispanic Heritage Month (which is the only “celebration” that actually straddles two months – from mid-September to mid-October) started earlier this year, with the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Rolling out San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the DNC keynote speaker and Florida Junior Senator Marco Rubio to introduce Mitt Romney was proof that Latinos are a hot ticket item before a tight election. 


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Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention
Election 2012: President Obama Asks for Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/07/2012 - 18:00

When Barack Obama took the stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC), he accepted his re-nomination for President, making the case for why Americans should re-elect him. The signature Obama rhetoric that reached for the sky gave way to a speech grounded in policy of what has been done and what’s left to put the country back on track.


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Eva Longoria speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 6, 2012
Eva Longoria at the DNC: I Don’t “Need a Tax Break”
By Sugey Palomares | 09/07/2012 - 16:00

Eva Longoria was correct when she told the Today Show that there would be no “empty chairs” in her DNC speech.


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