Election 2012: Rick Santorum’s Record and Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 03/01/2012 - 12:22

Despite losing Arizona by a lot and Michigan by a hair, Rick Santorum’s standing has surged in the Republican nominating contests, going from being stuck in the single digits to giving frontrunner Mitt Romney a run for his millions.  But with this popularity comes a harsh spotlight on his sixteen year record in Washington as a Congressman, then Senator representing his home state of Pennsylvania.

Are Politicians Afraid to Speak Spanish?


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War on Women
COMMENTARY: Occupy Your Womb!
By Dolores Prida | 02/24/2012 - 11:01

Why have birth control and women’s reproductive rights become such a controversial hot topic in the last few months? Didn’t women fight and win that battle decades ago?


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Election 2012: El Record de Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Based on His Record, Will You Vote for Mitt Romney?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/23/2012 - 10:12

Mitt Romney’s main campaign message is “Restore America,” specifically by growing the U.S. economy and creating jobs.  He argues that he is the leader who can accomplish this goal because of his experience as a political and business leader.  So how did this Republican presidential nominee hopeful do when he ran a state, an Olympics, and a company?  Based on his record, could he be a better President than Barack Obama?


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Sh*t Politicians Say to Latinos
Video: 'Sh*t Politicians Say to Latinos'
By Latina Staff | 02/22/2012 - 16:12

We can't get enough of the "Sh*t (Fill in the Blank) Say" videos that have been springing up, and this edition is by far one of the funniest.  

Univision News posted their hilarious twist on the theme by highlighting funny comments politicians say geared toward Latinos. Be prepared to laugh until it hurts!

WATCH: 'Sh*t Latinos Don't Say'

 


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Obama Rasies 4 Million for Reelection Campaign in California
Obama Raises $4 Million for Reelection Campaign in California
By Jill Pankow | 02/17/2012 - 11:38

President Barack Obama had a full schedule recently as he wined and dined with prominent figures in California to raise support, and money, for his re-election campaign. After two days of fundraising with celebrities and business leaders in Southern California Obama was able to raise $4 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Chair Democratic National Convention
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Chair Democratic National Convention
By Jill Pankow | 02/15/2012 - 14:39

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been chosen by the Democratic Party to chair the national convention this summer in Charlotte, North Carolina. Democrats hope that by choosing the Mexican American Mayor as chair Latinos will be encouraged to lend their support to Barack Obama, who the Democrats are expected to nominate for re-election, and other party candidates.


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Election 2012: Can Barack Obama Run On His Record With Latino Voters?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/15/2012 - 10:50

Is our country headed in the right direction?  That’s the question millions of voters are asking themselves. The answer will mean re-election--four more years--for Barack Obama or becoming a “one term” President if his still-to-be-named Republican challenger wins. We decided to take a look at the President’s major achievements and failures, so Latinas can make the best decision when they go to the polls in November.


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Rick Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota, Embarrassing Romney
Rick Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota - Embarrasses Romney
By Jill Pankow | 02/08/2012 - 13:11

Mitt Romney took the most recent blow in the political battle brewing between him and fellow Republican Rick Santorum. On Tuesday a sizable portion of the Republican electorate in the states of Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado rejected Romney in favor of his competitor according to the Huffington Post.


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The Latino Vote
Election 2012: The Latino Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/29/2011 - 16:30

We’re less than a year out from the 2012 Presidential Election, and Latinos are poised to determine who occupies the White House! Our growing segment of the electorate may register and vote in droves (we hope)—or, unhappy with President Barack Obama’s record on job creation and immigration reform, many may choose to sit the election out.


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