Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Vicki Soto
The 6 Most Fascinating Latino Stories of the Year
By Amaris Castillo | 12/27/2012 - 16:14

A lot can happen in a year - stories both big and small. Stories that made our hearts ache and others that made us shake our heads in disbelief. And they've all been fascinating. We racked our brains and picked a handful of Latino news stories that were just that. 


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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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President Barack Obama
Election 2012: Who Will Nab The Youth Vote?
By Viviana Hurtado | 04/26/2012 - 15:05

With promises of “hope,” “change,” and the slogan, “Yes We Can,” President Barack Obama mobilized young voters through an unprecedented grassroots and online campaign effort, winning 66% of those under age 30, according to the non-partisan Pew Research Center.


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Senator Marco Rubio campaigns for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney
Marco Rubio: Could His Next Speech Snag Him the VP Slot?
By Samantha Leal | 04/24/2012 - 15:53

Republican Senator Marco Rubio will be discussing "the future of U.S. policy" at the Brookings Institution tomorrow (Wednesday), reports the Washington Post. The senator, who most  (um, if not everyone) would say has been eyeing the Republican vice president bid, will be discussing whether U.S. global leadership is sustainable in the 21st century.


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Election Guide
How Republicans and Democrats Plan to Woo Latinos to the Polls
By Sugey Palomares | 04/16/2012 - 17:40

Every month at least 50,000 U.S. Latinos turn 18 and are legally allowed to vote, and that key statistic is greatly shaping the political discourse among Republicans and Democrats leading up to the 2012 Election Day. As February’s Time Magazine issue reported, the power of the Latino vote can ultimately decide who will win the upcoming presidential election.


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Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Can the Republican Party Become a "Latino" Party?
By Viviana Hurtado | 04/09/2012 - 14:52

The Republican Party hasn’t done much to attract Latino voters. An alternative to the Democrat’s DREAM Act is rumored to be released soon, with Florida Junior Senator Marco Rubio likely to be the “face” of this proposal. The failed Democratic version puts illegal students brought as children on the path to citizenship if they go to college, enter the military, and have been here for at least five years.


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Rick Santorum
Is Rick Santorum's 'English For Puerto Rico' Comment Racist?
By Sugey Palomares | 03/16/2012 - 15:37

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is under immense scrutiny after publicly insisting that Puerto Rico should only earn statehood if they made English their main language. Santorum expressed to the San Juan publication El Vocero this week, “As in any other state, you have to comply with this and any federal law.


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Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney Gets Two States Closer to the Nomination
By Sally Mercedes | 02/29/2012 - 16:38

We're two states closer to the end of the Republican primaries season and frontrunner Mitt Romney secured both states, making him look like the inevitable nominee. Barely winning the Michigan primary with 41% of the vote, Rick Santorum was close behind with 38%. Romney fared better in Arizona, where his strong anti-illegal immigration stance helped him pull ahead of the competition.


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Eva Longoria and Barack Obama
Eva Longoria Named National Co-Chair of Obama’s Campaign
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 12:20

President Barack Obama is gathering up his A-team and biggest loyalists to help increase his approval numbers for the 2012 Presidential Election. One of the thirty-five nominees is Mexican actress and big-time Obama supporter, Eva Longoria.


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Most Americans Don’t Want Mass Deportations—Why Aren’t Republicans Listening?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/15/2011 - 16:00

Mass deportations and no path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants: If you watch the latest Republican presidential candidate debate tonight, that’s what most of the candidates’ positions would tell you. But that’s not how most Americans think that the immigration issue should be resolved, according to new polls released recently.


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