Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett
Pennsylvania Governor Says He Can't "Find" Any Latinos to Put On Staff
By Amaris Castillo | 05/23/2013 - 11:48

Where are the Latinos in Pennsylvania? The state's Governor Tom Corbett (R) can’t seem to find any.

“We do not have any staff members in there. If you can find us one, please let me know," the elected official said during a roundtable discussion hosted by Spanish-language newspaper Al Dia News in Philadelphia, when asked if he had Latinos on his staff.


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10 Things Every Latina Needs to Know about Occupy Wall Street
10 Things Every Latina Should Know About Occupy Wall Street
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 15:00

We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?


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President Obama Fiscal Policy Address
What You Need to Know About the 2012 Proposed Fiscal Budget
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/15/2011 - 00:20

With cuts to health care programs and education grants and changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food program, the federal 2012 budget proposed by House Republicans would be devastating for Latino families, said officials at the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda on Thursday.


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Daniel Hernandez, Diego Vasquez to Sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union Address
Daniel Hernandez, Diego Vasquez to Sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union Address
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 09:30

When President Obama stands in front of the nation tonight for the State of the Union address, two Latinos will be seated right next to him in Michelle Obama's guest box.


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Rahm Emanuel's Removal May Pave the Way for First Latino Mayor of Chicago
By Fox News Latino | 01/25/2011 - 08:47

Now that former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is temporarily out of the race for the mayor of Chicago, there is an opening for the Latino candidates in the race. Emanuel, a heavy favorite for the positiion, was forced to suspend his race when an Illinois Appeals Court ruled that his name can't be on the ballot due to residency issues. The Associated Press reported that a lawyer for Emanuel will appeal the ruling.


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AZ Rep. Raul Grijalva: "Politics in Arizona Fueled by Hate"
By Mariela Rosario | 01/12/2011 - 16:30

Rep. Raul Grijlalva (D-AZ) talked Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! yesterday about the recent senseless shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He knew Giffords well and worked with her both in their home state and on Capitol Hill.


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WATCH: New Mexico's Susana Martinez Sworn In as First Latina Governor
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 12:31

New Mexico's new governor Susana Martinez was sworn in on Saturday, January 1st, 2011—officially making her the first Latina elected governor of a U.S. state. Hundreds of constituents from all over New Mexico arrived in Santa Fe to witness the historic event and many have high hopes for Martinez's first term in office. 

Watch the video of her ceremony below:


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New Latinos in Power: David Rivera, Bill Flores, Jaime Lynn Herrera
New Latinos in Power: Jaime Lynn Herrera, David Rivera, Bill Flores
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/23/2010 - 14:00

Jaime Lynn Herrera

Office: Republican U.S. Representative for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District

Age: 32

Bio: A rising GOP star and State rep is the only Latina elected to congress in the mid-term elections. She was born in Glendale, California and is married. As State rep, she served on the Health Care and Wellness Committee, the Human Services Committee and the Transportation Committee.


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Latino Political Firsts
By Stacey Rivera | 11/03/2010 - 10:00

With Susana Martinez being elected the first Latina governor in the history of the United States and Brian Sandoval becoming the first Hispanic to win a gubernatorial seat in Nevada, we started thinking about the historical implications of  these election results.


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Latino Candidates in Unlikely Election Races
Latino Candidates in Unlikely Election Races
By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2010 - 09:00

Latinos are undeniably going to make an impact in the 2010 elections—both at the ballot box and as candidates. We even have Hispanics running in states that don't have large Latino populations!

Idaho's only Latino State Representative, Republican Raúl Labrador, is trying to unseat his Democratic opponent, incumbent Walt Minnick for a congressional seat.


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