Jorge Ramos on The Colbert Report on October 3, 2012
Jorge Ramos on The Colbert Report: Latino Vote "Not Really" in Play
By Samantha Leal | 10/04/2012 - 09:46

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos appeared on The Colbert Report Tuesday night, the day before the first presidential debate, and weighed in on the Latino vote that both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are hoping to nab, reports the Huffington Post.


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Young Voters at the Polls
Voter Suppression Could Leave 10 Million Latino Voters Powerless
By Sally Mercedes | 09/24/2012 - 18:00

Although Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both courting Latino voters in this year's election (now less than two months away!), a new study by civil rights organization The Advancement Project indicates that there may a problem in that plan. Because of voter ID laws and registration policies in 23 states, more than 10 million Latino citizens could be deterred from registering to vote or getting to the polls on Election Day.


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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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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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Eva Longoria at the 2012 Global Gift Gala in Spain
Eva Longoria to Speak at Democratic National Convention
By Sugey Palomares | 08/23/2012 - 12:53

Eva Longoria’s passion for politics continues to impress. The Mexican American actress, and co-chair for President Obama’s campaign, will be one of nine women to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4th through 6th.


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President Barack Obama, GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney
Many Latinos Still Don't Know Where Obama & Romney Stand on Immigration
By Samantha Leal | 07/24/2012 - 09:46

A new poll shows that President Obama's stance concerning immigration and law hasn't reached as many Latinos as one might think.


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Woman Casting a Vote in an Election
Unregistered Latino Voters Enough to Turn Red States into Swing States?
By Samantha Leal | 07/23/2012 - 14:58

According new data by the Center for American Progress, there are 12.1 million unregistered, but potentially eligible Latino adults in the 10 battleground states (places where both Obama and Romney campaign wins are feasible). If they vote, they could potentially swing the election. In other words? Consistently red states could become swing states or turn blue.


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George Lopez and Joe Arpaio
Election 2012: George Lopez vs. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, A Missed Opportunity?
By Viviana Hurtado | 07/19/2012 - 15:00

When George Lopez in his HBO special went on a rapid-fire tirade after “getting political,” many of us didn’t get upset because our culture has desensitized us to this kind of explicit language. Whether it’s a live comedy performance or cable shows, you would think you’re in a war zone “F bombs” are dropped that often. 


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Young Voters at the Polls, American Youth Voters
Election 2012: Do Young Latinos Hold the Key?
By Viviana Hurtado | 06/14/2012 - 16:06

Are you surprised that the Hispanic population is growing? I’m not. What does take me aback is how late political parties, the media, and some corporations are to the fiesta. You don’t need to be Latino, a statistician, or a census worker to see the changes happening all around you: the Hispanic population is responsible for more than half of the nation’s growth, according to the 2010 U.S.


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